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Sep 17 2012 - 10:37am

Bill Moyers speaks out against censorship in new video essay

Award-winning broadcast journalists Bill Moyers and Judith Davidson Moyers have been named Honorary Co-Chairs for the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6), the American Library Association’s (ALA) annual celebration of our freedom to read.

Sep 14 2012 - 12:05pm

A two-minute video produced by Bookmans, an Arizona bookstore, is helping launch a national read-out from banned and challenged books that is being held on YouTube in conjunction with Banned Books Week, the national celebration of the freedom to read (Sept. 30-Oct. 6). The video presents Bookmans' customers and staff urging people "to turn on the light" by celebrating freedom of expression.