Daily Archives: September 8, 2008

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Palin’s Book Banning

Via SLJ’s Twitter: (everyone should subscribe to their tweets!) http://www.ajc.com/news/content/news/stories/2008/09/05/palin_book_banning.html In December 1996, Emmons told her hometown newspaper, the Frontiersman, that Palin three times asked her — starting before she was sworn in — about possibly removing objectionable books from the library if the need arose. Emmons told the Frontiersman she flatly refused to consider any kind of censorship. Emmons, now Mary Ellen Baker, is on vacation from her current job in Fairbanks and did not return e-mail or telephone messages left for her Wednesday. When the matter came up for the second time in October 1996, during a City […]