THE DAY THEY CAME TO ARREST THE BOOK

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Who would have believed that the adventures of hulkleberry finn could cause the worst crisis in the history of George Mason High School ? Certainly not Barney Roth, editor of the scool paper.But when a small but vocal group of studernts and parents decides that the book is racist., secist, and immoral--and should be removed from the shelves of the library--Barney takes into his own hands. When the Huck Finn issue comes up for a …

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…be removed from the shelves of the library--Barney takes into his own hands. When the Huck Finn issue comes up for a hearing. Barney decides to print his story about previous censorship efforts at scool. He's sure the investigative reporting and publicity can help the cause. But is he too late to turn back the tide of censorship? Well the votes were in and Huck was there to stay!!!! this was written by: Nat Hentoff