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Upstander Speaker Series presents Dorothy Budd

Upstander Speaker Series presents Dorothy Budd

Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Dorothy (Dori) Budd, former prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s office, is co-author of the book, Tested: How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held onto Hope. Reverend Budd will conduct a panel discussion with 5 of the exonerated men she wrote about. A question and answer period will be included. In 2009, the Budd family became interested in the plight of wrongly convicted men and put together a book exploring the lives of twelve exonerated men,…
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September 2-October 15, 2014.....

Most of the book burnings occurred in cities with universities--Munich, Berlin, Frankfort and 31 others. On the pyres were titles considered to be “un-German.” Books authored by Communists, Socialists, Liberals, Pacifists, Jews and anyone disliked by the regime, were burned.

The Nazi book burnings were viewed as the deepest affront to liberty--authors whose books would be burned including Earnest Hemingway, Jack London, Sinclair Lewis and many others were vocal in their opposition. This exhibit will involve you in the censorship discussions of in 1933 in America—8 years before the U.S. entered the war.

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burning

September 2- October 15, 2014...... Most of the book burnings occurred in cities with universities--Munich, Berlin, Frankfort and 31 others. On the pyres were titles considered to be "un-German.” Books authored by Communists, Socialists, Liberals, Pacifists, Jews and anyone disliked by the regime, were burned. On the night of May 10, 1933, more than 25,000 books were burned across Nazi Germany. Before the first match was struck, news of the pending censorship caught wind and spread around the…
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