Aired: September 23, 2006

Harry Potter, Fantasy and Censorship

Banned Books Week will be celebrated September 23-30, 2006. Using the example of the popular Harry Potter novels and some recent attempts to ban them, Warren Rochelle (UMW), talks about the dangers of limiting access to literature.

Also: Thomas J. MacDonald (LU) will read his essay “Like Father Like Daughter” from his upcoming book titled Essays to Farmville. He speaks about his relationship with his 14-year old daughter as they listen and talk about music while they share a daily car commute to rural Farmville from suburban Midlothian.

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