Banned in Kansas: Motion Picture Censorship, 1915-1966
"This first book-length study of state film censorship examines the unique political, social, and economic factors that led to its implementation in Kansas, taking a look at why censorship legislation was enacted, what the attitudes of Kansans were toward censorship, and why it lasted for half a century"--Provided by publisher.
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Two Kansas and the Fight over Motion Picture Censorship
Three We Can Hardly Make Any Definite Rules The Difficulty of Censorship as Practice 1915
Four The Birth of a Nation and Kansas
Five The Battle Lines Are Drawn 19161917
Six World War I and the Struggle against Sin 19171919
Seven The Roaring Twenties 19201927
Eight The Challenge of Sound 19281934
Nine An Age of Maturity? 19341948
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