Daily Archives: October 1, 2012

Interview with Trina Carter about Banned Books Week and book and music censorship on Informania, October 1, 88.1, The Edge

Library Science Professor Trina Carter has organized displays and activities to engage students in learning about the censorship of books and music.  This week on Informania, Deb the Librarian talked with Trina about censorship, and the importance of celebrating Banned Books Week.

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to have access to and read books that everyone may not approve of.  Learn more about Banned Books Week from the American Libraries Association: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek

Listen to Bill Moyers talk about Banned Books Week:                         http://vimeo.com/49944167

Songs played during this show were all challenged by a at some point in history.  Songs titles and artists include:  Brown Eyed Girl, by Van Morrison, Rocky Mountain High, by John Denver, The Pill by Loretta Lynn.