Issue 95, Fall 2004

On Nov. 7, the National Book Foundation will present author Judy Blume (left) with its annual medal for "distinguished contributions to American letters." She is the first author of books written primarily for children to receive the honor. Blume—a member of NCAC’s Board of Directors—is one of the most censored authors in the US.

Tony Kushner‘s Pulitzer-prize winning drama, Angels in America, was the recipient of 11 Emmy Awards for its mini-series presentation on HBO, including one to Kushner himself. Angels has often been challenged in communities across the nation. Kushner (right) is a member of NCAC’s Council of Advisors.

The lead article in Censorship News 91 (Fall 2003), "Censoring Scientific Information has been chosen as the number 3 story on Project Censored’s list of the Top 25 Censored News Stories of 2003-04. The articles have been compiled in a book published by Seven Stories Press, Censorship 2005.

Other winning journalists include Amy Goodman, Greg Palast, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and Michel Chossudovsky.