Libraries Between a recent Supreme Court ruling on Internet filters and several provisions of the Patriot Act, many librarians see themselves on the front line of a battle that pits public safety against intellectual freedom. It's hardly the first time. Join host Lynn Neary and her guests to discuss the role of libraries in American life and politics.

Guests:

Matthew Battles
*Author, Library: An Unquiet History
*Coordinating editor of the Harvard Library Bulletin

Judith Krug
*Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom at the American Library Association

Anne M. Turner
*Library Director, Santa Cruz public libraries

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Between a recent Supreme Court ruling on Internet filters and several provisions of the Patriot Act, many librarians see themselves on the front line of a battle that pits public safety against intellectual freedom. It's hardly the first time. Join host Lynn Neary and her guests to discuss the role of libraries in American life and politics.

Guests:

Matthew Battles
*Author, Library: An Unquiet History
*Coordinating editor of the Harvard Library Bulletin

Judith Krug
*Director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom at the American Library Association

Anne M. Turner
*Library Director, Santa Cruz public libraries