A Crisis of Innocence

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Our Children.pdf
Discusses the need to burn comics since they should not be in the hands of children.

Pupils Burn Comic Books.pdf
A story about a mass burning of comic books that took place in Auburn New York. The burning took place following a talk that was held by a reverend that saw children wanting to get rid of their comics.

Security Through Book Burning.pdf
Discusses the anxiety that brings about book burnings. Bolte concludes that book burnings are not helpful, and prevent initiating conversation about complex topics.

Medicine Hat Daily News October 27 1948.pdf
Describes a group of 600 students burning over 2000 comic books while being led by a 13 year-old boy. The boy's speech is transcribed.
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