An Illustrated History of Vice #5


John Sumner, President of The Society for the Suppression of Vice and Martin H.
Meany, New York City Deputy Police Commissioner, supervise the destruction of
forbidden books (1935)

4 comments:

Vanwall said...

Montag is in the back, partially obscured.

Stratu said...

At least they meant well, right?

Seriously though, people who want to destroy books should be rounded up and thrown upon a flaming pyre.

Here's to book-burning advocate burnings!

Tommy O'C said...

Stratu,

Heinrich Heine said, "Wherever they burn books, they will also burn people."

Let's just chalk up what you said to a serious case of immaturity.

christopher said...

humourless po-faced righteousness rides again!