Iconic American musician Pete Seeger was censored by CBS over an anti-war song he wanted to perform on the Smother Brothers TV show.
Archives for January 2014
NCAC participating organizations the Dramatists Guild and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund have sent a letter (PDF embed below) to Theater J in Washington DC in support of the venue’s staging of Motti Lerner’s The Admission. A group called Citizens Opposed to Propaganda Masquerading as Art has waged a smear campaign to vilify the play as anti-Israel. The reason we dramatists […]
Read contributions from: American Association of University Professors American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression American Civil Liberties Union American Library Association American Society of Journalists & Authors Association of American Publishers Catholics for Choice College Art Association Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Dramatists Guild of America Lambda Legal Modern Language Association National Center for Science […]
Responses to recent disclosures about official surveillance of private communications and activities are rolling in. The most recent is from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, which today released a Report on the Telephone Records Program Conducted under Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and on the Operations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. […]
Instead of giving books a scarlet letter, school boards should encourage teachers to explain to parents how and why they select certain materials and what educational purposes these materials serve for their children. F