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Another Texas story - this one involves $3 million

In 2005 the board of trustees at Austin, Texas' St. Andrew's Episcopal School stood on principle and rejected a $3 million gift because the would-be donor, film producer Cary McNair, requested that Annie Proulx's Brokeback Mountain be removed from the optional reading list for high school students.

Read more a href=" http://news.bookweb.org/5577.html"> here</a> about As If, the blog that sprang up in the wake of that action. The blog takes a stand against censorship.



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