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Tag: Art Censorship

  • Comic Books, Censorship, and Moral Panic

    By Zachary Bampton ’20 Previously on this blog we covered the educational and political aspirations of comic books in American popular culture. Keen interest in comics as teaching tools–or as propaganda–reflected a public awareness of the power of the medium. However, Americans did not always receive comics well. In the 1950s, creative expression came into…

  • Additional ACLU Collections Available

    3 additional ACLU finding aids have become available online and open for public research.