Article Title

What not to read

Authors

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

10-11-1956

Challenged Material

indecent literature on the National Organization for Decent Literature list titled "Publications Disapproved for Youth"

Reading Level

all levels

Location

Oregon

Participants

National Organization for Decent Literature, NODL

Abstract

The author discusses the National Organization for Decent Literature's recent list of reading materials that are indecent and how sellers are being coerced to not sell certain titles. The author states that this violates the principles of a free society because it is illegally restricting the distribution of reading materials to people who may disagree with the list.

Keywords

National Organization for Decent Literature, NODL, censorship, coercion, values, book sales

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