A Crisis of Innocence

WHIP, KNIFE SHOWN AS 'COMICS' LURES: Books No Better Under Code, Psychiatrist Tells State Investigating Committee

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Title

WHIP, KNIFE SHOWN AS 'COMICS' LURES: Books No Better Under Code, Psychiatrist Tells State Investigating Committee

Subject

Newspaper Articles

Description

Recalls a court case in which Dr. Fredric Wertham explains how he was able to purchase a whip from a comic book. He claims that teen-aged murderers were directly influenced by comic books.

Creator

Harrison, Emma (writer)

Publisher

New York Times

Date

5 February 1955

Rights

ProQuest

Format

PDF, JPG

Type

Newspaper Article

Bibliographic Citation

Harrison, Emma. "Whip, Knife Shown as 'Comics' Lures." New York Times, 5 February 1955: 17. Web. 22 October 2013.

Files

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Whip Knife.pdf

Citation

Harrison, Emma (writer), “WHIP, KNIFE SHOWN AS 'COMICS' LURES: Books No Better Under Code, Psychiatrist Tells State Investigating Committee,” A Crisis of Innocence, accessed February 28, 2024, http://crisisofinnocence.library.torontomu.ca/index.php/items/show/347.

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