Education Secretary in Flap Over PBS Bunny

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The new Secretary of Education and a cartoon rabbit are at the center of a controversy over censorship. Did a letter from Secretary Margaret Spellings prompt PBS to pull a children's program that indirectly referred to homosexuality? The bunny in question is Buster, the star of the children's show Postcards from Buster.


Ben Feller, education reporter, the Associated Press

Wayne Godwin, Chief Operating Officer, PBS



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