American Library Association Intellectual Freedom, Vol. 6, No. 4
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One newsletter dated December 1957. Edited by Donald E. Strout from the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the American Library Association. Articles related to censorship and other racial insensitivities in media. Other articles include a ban lifted from Allen Ginsberg's "Howl and Other Poems," how the New York Public Library withdrew support from an aired program that promoted "modern man to rise above war in the interest of survival,"and a list of legislation related to the issue of censorship.
Intellectual Freedom Committee of the American Library Association (ALA) is a council concerned with rights of users and librarians regarding the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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