Article Title

Censorship poor second

Authors

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

10-10-1954

Challenged Material

all forms of literature

Reading Level

all levels

Location

Across the U.S., but namely in Indiana, Youngstown (Ohio), Georgia, and San Antonio (Texas).

Participants

President Eisenhower, Vice President Richard Nixon, American Bar Association, Senator Joe McCarthy, San Antonio Minute Women, Georgia Literature Commission

Outcome

All the efforts at censorship mentioned in the article were thwarted.

Abstract

The author of this article lauds the efforts of President Eisenhower, Vice President Richard Nixon, several press corps, and the individuals who have fought over the previous year against censorship efforts. The article discusses several instances, including scenarios in Georgia, San Antonio, Youngstown, and Indiana where efforts at literature censorship were thwarted. This type of censorship is then compared to Soviet and Nazi censorship.

Keywords

censorship, President Eisenhower, legislation, Dartmouth address, values, political view

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