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Howl Legacy: The Continuing Battle for Free Expression

Date:
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Location Details:
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103

The publishing and defending of Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem Howl are landmarks in the history of freedom of speech, obscenity issues, and the censorship of literary works. This panel discusses how the fight against censorship continues today.

Moderated by Peter Maravelis of City Lights Booksellers and includes panelists Rebecca Farmer of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Mark Rumold of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and James Wheaton of the First Amendment Project.

Presented in conjunction with The Allen Ginsberg Festival and the exhibition Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jun 18, 2013 4:54PM
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