Common sense in 'Library Purification'
The Register-Guard (Eugene)
all books in State Department libraries abroad
Various locations around the world
State Department libraries abroad
The removal of books continued due to pressure from Joe McCarthy.
This article reviews a recent article published in the New Yorker about book burnings. The article specifically addresses Senator Joe McCarthy's censorship of books in foreign State Department libraries. The New Yorker article strikes a comedic tone, asking the question of whether the censored books were even being read by any library patrons.
Joe McCarthy, State Department libraries, censorship, New Yorker