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Northwest pushes anti-comics drive

20 October 1954

Abstract

Committees in both Washington State and Oregon were being set up to censor crime comics containing objectionable materials. The article reported significant public support in both cases, and only quoted one person who, while agreeing with censorship, thought parents should be responsible for their own children. The group in Washington would use legislation to limit crime comics, while the one in Oregon would ask for the cooperation of suppliers.


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