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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Censorship of author Judy Blume's books for children examined; Peoria, Illinois, school libraries mentioned banning some of her works. [Associate school superintendent Dennis GAINEY - won't apologize.] Subjects of her banned books described. [BLUME - believes adult fear of the issues is basis for most censorship of children's books.] [Parent Martha FOSTER - supports ban.] [BLUME - notes life deals with making wise decisions.] Blume noted receive Carl Sandburg Freedom to Read Award this week
REPORTER: Frank Currier

Reporter(s):
Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:40

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