The Day They Came to Arrest the Book


60m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Drama centers on a high school dispute involving book censorship. Depicts what occurs when students, teachers, a school board, and a town are suddenly and deeply divided after the school principal, in response to pressure from a parents group, demands that a teacher remove Mark Twain's "Huckleberry

Film Details

Also Known As
CBS Schoolbreak Specials (01/27/87), Day They Came to Arrest the Book
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Drama centers on a high school dispute involving book censorship. Depicts what occurs when students, teachers, a school board, and a town are suddenly and deeply divided after the school principal, in response to pressure from a parents group, demands that a teacher remove Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" from a class reading list.

Film Details

Also Known As
CBS Schoolbreak Specials (01/27/87), Day They Came to Arrest the Book
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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