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Common sense in 'Library Purification'

16 July 1953


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.


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