Freedom of book selection : proceedings of the second Conference on Intellectual Freedom, Whittier, California, June 20-21, 1953 / sponsored by the Committee on Intellectual Freedom, the Book Acquisitions Committee, and the Board on Acquisition of Library Materials of the American Library Association ; edited by Fredric J. Mosher.

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Corporate Authors: Conference on Intellectual Freedom Whittier, Calif.), American Library Association. Committee on Intellectual Freedom.
Other Authors: Mosher, Fredric J. 1914-
Format: Conference Proceeding Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : American Library Association, 1954.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Paul Bixler
  • Areas of controversy. Science and pseudo-science / Louis N. Ridenour ; Morality and obscenity / Eric Larrabee ; Politics and subversion / Harold D. Lasswell
  • The responsibility of choice. The administrator's problem / Virgil M. Rogers ; The publisher's responsibility / Douglas M. Black ; The responsibility of the literary critic : some indirections for selecting good books / Paul Jordan-Smith ; The librarian's responsibility : not censorship, but selection / Lester E. Asheim
  • Summaries of discussion group meetings. Small public libraries ; Large public libraries ; College and university libraries ; School libraries
  • Appendix A: The freedom to read
  • Appendix B: President Eisenhower's letter on intellectual freedom.