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An American paradox : censorship in a nation of free speech

An American paradox : censorship in a nation of free speech

Author: Patrick M Garry
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick M Garry
OCLC Number: 1193377627
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 157 pages)
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.


Although speech in America may be more free and robust than anywhere else on earth, censorship has maintained its grip on American society and has even increased in recent years.  Read more...


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