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Banned Books Week on the Radio

2013

Banned Books Week Special on the Project Censored Show on Pacifica’s Free Speech Radio. Join hosts Mickey Huff  and Peter Phillips in conversation with Barbara Jones, Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Executive Director of the Freedom to Read Foundation of the American Library Association about this year’s BBW; then hear from students on the front lines of banned books from Hadley Junior High School and Lane Tech to discuss  the banning of On the Perks of Being a Wallflower and the 451 club; the BBW special continues with Michael O’Neil of the National Coalition Against Censorship and concludes with Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. We hope you join us and spread the word as books (as well as news stories) really ARE banned in the US of A! Tune in 94.1 FM in Berkeley, CA, online at kpfa.org/ each Friday morning 8-9 Pacific time. Listen to the archive!

2012

The Morning Mix With Project Censored showcased Banned Books Week, the Right to Read, and Freedom of Information and the Press on their show on September 28, 2012. Guests include Barbara Jones of the American Library Association, Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom; author Tony Diaz, creator of Libro Traficante; Joan Bertin, the Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Censorship; and Acacia O’Connor, Coordinator of the Kid’s Right to Read Project, a joint effort of NCAC and the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression. Listen to the archive!