On Monday April 21st, at 6pm, the Rare Book and Manuscript Library is hosting a significant — and hilarious! — discussion to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the arrest in New York City of comedian Lenny Bruce on charges of censorship.

Lenny Bruce and Censorship Event (April 21)

Our Speakers for the Evening:

  • Martin Garbus, one of the country’s top trial lawyers, who served on the legal team that defended Bruce in New York in 1964.
  • Joan Bertin, Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Censorship
  • Also starring: Lenny Bruce!