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Published on Apr 19, 2008
Entertainment reporter Tim Estiloz profiles the unbelievable true story of how "comic books" were literally banned and burned in 1950's America. Author David Hajdu - tells in his critically acclaimed book, "The Ten Cent Scare: The Great Comic Book Scare and How It Changed America"... how comic books were seen as a dangerous tool that corrupted America's youth. Congress even held hearings into the evils of comic books. This is a fascinating little known story ... that resonates today.
This interview was conducted and produced by Tim Estiloz. It originally aired on the entertainment news TV program, "Backstage" - seen on CN8 The Comcast Network.
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