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The Bane of Banned Books

Sunday, October 07, 2012 By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Co. | News Analysis
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Banned books(Image: Moyers & Company)In honor of the 30th anniversary of the American Library Association’s “Banned Books Week,” Bill talks about the impact libraries have had on his youth, his dismay over book challenges in modern times, and why censorship is the biggest enemy of truth.

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Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com.

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The Bane of Banned Books

Sunday, October 07, 2012 By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Co. | News Analysis
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

Media

Banned books(Image: Moyers & Company)In honor of the 30th anniversary of the American Library Association’s “Banned Books Week,” Bill talks about the impact libraries have had on his youth, his dismay over book challenges in modern times, and why censorship is the biggest enemy of truth.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com.

Related Stories

Book Burning in Arizona
By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | News Analysis
Book on Occupy's Tent City Era Helps Anchor Roots of Evolving Movement
By Michael Busch, Truthout | Interview