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GROSS: My personal visitor are Amy Sohn, writer of model e-book “The Man Exactly who Hated girls: gender, Censorship And Civil Liberties from inside the Gilded years.”

We’ll chat a whole lot more after a rest. This really is CLEAN AIR.

(SOUNDBITE OF JULIAN LAGE GROUP’S “IOWA TAKEN”)

TOTAL: This Really FRESH AIR. We should make contact with the meeting with Amy Sohn, author of the newest e-book “the person that Hated ladies: gender, Censorship And city Liberties from inside the Gilded get older.” It’s really down to Anthony Comstock, the guy behind regulations called after your, the 1873 Comstock work, which got a criminal activity to spread, offer, have or email obscene substance and even contraception. The book can also be about eight female faced with breaking regulations.

Anthony Comstock is fashioned a distinctive representative with the postoffice by meeting. Just what accomplished that mean? Exactly what electrical power managed to do giving your? And why has they give him that subject?

SOHN: properly, he’d compose individuals from mailboxes nationwide to ensure that the guy could get interstate posting of obscenity and contraception. (more…)