Right to Read

    Americans enjoy the freedom to read and write what they want, when and where they want to. Or do they? ‘Banned Books Week’ started September 27th and is running until October 4th. Libraries, bookstores and literary organizations throughout the country are holding events and readings to raise awareness of the books that have been banned or challenged in 2007. We have a conversation with DENISE VARENHORST, President of Family Friendly Libraries, who assist parents with age-appropriate materials in school and public libraries. And we talk with CHRIS FINAN, President of The American Booksellers for Free Expression and author of “From the Palmer Raids to the Patriot Act, A History for the Fight for Free Speech in America.” The American Booksellers for Free Expression is also co-organizer of the Kids Right to Read Project.
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