Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars / Edition 1

Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars / Edition 1

by Marjorie Heins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1565840488

ISBN-13: 9781565840485

Pub. Date: 08/01/1993

Publisher: New Press, The

In 1989 strange things began to happen in these United States. Musicians and music store owners were charged with crimes for singing songs or selling tapes and records. The U.S. Congress passed a resolution condemning a major museum for permitting a display that "encourages disrespect for the flag." The federal arts funding agency was accused of blasphemy for

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In 1989 strange things began to happen in these United States. Musicians and music store owners were charged with crimes for singing songs or selling tapes and records. The U.S. Congress passed a resolution condemning a major museum for permitting a display that "encourages disrespect for the flag." The federal arts funding agency was accused of blasphemy for assisting artists whose work dealt with religious themes. And so "censorship" became a key word in political debate. In Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy, the founding director of the ACLU Arts Censorship Project discusses the most hotly contested censorship issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565840485
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.63(d)

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