National event put on by the American Library Association celebrates freedom of speech.

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An exhibit in the main library at the UA focuses on social and fictional literature that has been challenged as obscene or inappropriate. We talked to Rebecca Blakiston, an instructional service librarian, who took us on a tour of the exhibit.

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Photo: Mark Duggan

Display at the University of Arizona Library of books used in the Mexican American Studies classes. (File photo, 2010)

Banned Books Week website

American Library Association website