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American Library Association Intellectual Freedom, Vol. 10, No. 1

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.03 Author/Creator: American Library Association Place Written: s.l. Type: Newsletter Date: March 1961 Pagination: 8 p. ; 28.5 x 21.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One newsletter dated March 1961. Edited by Everett T. Moore from the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the American Library Association. Mentions censorship and other racial insensitivities. Issues in this volume of the newsletter includes ALA's position regarding civil rights, a Supreme Court decision to ban the fillm "Don Juan," integration at the William R. McKenney Free Library in Petersburg, Virginia, an order by President John F. Kennedy to end mail confiscation among other topics.

Background Information: 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.

People: Lawrence, D. H., 1885-1930
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, 1917-1963
Moore, Everett T., 1909-1988

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementEducationCensorshipSegregationLiterature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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