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Book banning, objectivity central to talk given by David Detmer

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Writer Book banning is generally a dangerous practice. While it is important to be aware of potentially controversial or objectionable content that enters print, the act of having a government official or agency attempting to prevent its existence draws close to overstepping the right to freedom of expression granted by the

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Howard Zinn read-in attracts diverse crowd

The event protested Mitch Daniels’ censorship attempts and celebrated Zinn’s works BY: NICK WORT Staff Writer Students, faculty and members of the community gathered in front of IU South Bend’s Schurz Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5, for a read-in of author and historian Howard Zinn’s work. The read-in was organized in response to comments made

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Howard Zinn Read-In will protest censorship attempt by Mitch Daniels

By: SARAH DUIS Editor-in-Chief An on-campus protest planned for Tuesday, Nov. 5, will op­pose attempts by former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to ban works by anti-war activist and historian Howard Zinn from Indiana classrooms. According to a July article by the Associated Press, pub­lic emails showed that in 2010 during his term as governor, Daniels

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