Tuesday, March 22, 2011

"Huckleberry Finn" and the N-word debate - 60 Minutes - CBS News

A terrific discussion on the recent debate surrounding a publisher's choice to edit Mark Twain's classic novels Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Editor Randall Williams and NewSouth Books have removed infamous, yet essential 'pejorative racial labels' from Twain's writings, but can do so because the book has passed into the public domain.

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