E47: The 1968 That Was, Censoring the Little Drummer Boy, and Girls in Red Dresses

Hauser begins this episode with Michael T. Kaufman’s 1968, a detailed account of the major events of that turbulent year, which leads to a rant about a lack of nonfiction on the Tayshas and Bluebonnet lists.  McElroy reviews Loren Long’s Drummer Boy resulting in a discussion of self censorship in library material selections.  Mauser finishes reviews reviews with Lies, Knives, and Girls and Red Dresses, Ron Koertge’s retelling of famous fairy tales that take on a different perspective.