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The Children's Hour
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The Children's Hour summer 2022 interns Julia Wolfe & Sophie Anderson-Haynie, Katie Stone
 Katie Stone  Contact Contributor
Sept. 19, 2022, 4:03 p.m.
This time on The Children's Hour, our summer interns Julia Wolfe and Sophie Anderson-Haynie have co-written and produced a program about Banned Books. They teach us what that means, the history of banning books, and how it's even possible in the era of digital reading.

We also learn about something that's being talked about a lot in the news, and is being used as a reason to ban books: Critical Race Theory. Julia and Sophie read us a book that is being banned in some schools because a few people think it teaches this college-level theory by telling the story the real-life Ruby Bridges. Listeners can decide for themselves.

Banned Books Week is celebrated every year the last full week of September. This year, that's September 18 - 24, 2022.
The Children's Hour summer 2022 interns Julia Wolfe & Sophie Anderson-Haynie, Katie Stone

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Banned Books Download Program Podcast
Just in time for Banned Books Week (September 19 to 24, 2022), we learn about the history, practice, and effectiveness of book bans with The Children's Hour summer interns Julia and Sophie.
00:58:00 1 Sept. 19, 2022
produced at the solar powered Sunspot Studio in Albuquerque New Mexico
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