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Marjorie Heins

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Violence, Censorship, and T.V., Part 1.

Senator Paul Simon. He's been spearheading the campaign in Congress against TV violence. Simon has given the networks and cable a January 1st deadline to come up with a way of regulating themselves, or face regulation by Congress.

Marjorie Heins is the director of the ACLU Arts Censorship Project. She's also written the new book, "Sex, Sin and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars." (The New Press)


Reviewing the Arts Censors of the Year

The ACLU recently announced its Arts Censors of the Year, a list that includes acting NEA chair Anne-Imelda Radice, Rev. Donald Wildmon, Oliver North, feminist Catherine MacKinnon, and the Duval County, Florida Public School District. We talk with Marjorie Heins, the director of the ACLU's Arts Censorship Project, about what earned the aforementioned this dubious distinction.


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