December 11th, 1974

LISTEN: Censoring Textbooks: Is West Virginia the Tip Of The Iceberg? (1974)

( Click here to download the podcast )

Broadcast in 1974 on John Merrow’s National Public Radio program, Options in Education, this hour-long report looks at the textbook censorship battle in Kanawha County, West Virginia, where angry parents were burning textbooks in an effort to keep their children from learning about evolution and other ‘leftist’ ideas.

Read more about this program on John Merrow’s blog here.

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