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An American paradox : censorship in a nation of free speech

Author: Patrick M Garry
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although America is probably the most free and tolerant nation on earth, censorship continues to flourish and increase in the arts, music, television, and advertising, and even in universities. Patrick Garry defines censorship in America across the years, analyzes its root causes, examines traditional battles and new ones, and describes serious forms of censorship.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick M Garry
ISBN: 0275945227 9780275945220
OCLC Number: 26546082
Description: xviii, 157 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The mystery of contradictions --
Censorship in a nation of freedom --
Censorship and the distortion of American politics --
Truth is no longer a defense --
The search for American identity --
The last option --
Quality through censorship --
Censorship and the breakdown of community --
A symptom of insecurity.
Responsibility: Patrick Garry.

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Examines the changing nature of censorship in the United States and the social impulses that produce it. Not only is censorship occurring in many different areas of speech, but it is also being  Read more...

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