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The Ban in Mississippi of Sesame Street

I'm not quite sure how to source this, since this is just a footnote in the actual book. But I found some information about the ban from a book called, "The autobiography of Medgar Evers : a hero's life and legacy ". Here is a transcript from the book (this is the footnote):

Allen Cavett Thompson (1912 - ?) -- A five-term mayor of Jackson (starting in 1949), he was an unapologetic segregationist known for condoning excessive police force against civil-rights demonstrators in the city. After his retirement in 1969, he founded a group called FOCUS, which demanded "freedom of choice" in public schools, and became a spokeperson for a movement to ban the airing of Sesame Street. See "mississippi Agency Votes for a TV Ban on Sesame Street," New York Times, May 3, 1970, 54.[1]

I'm thinking this is an acceptable reference, and I'll cite it on the page unless there are objections. -- Nate (talk) 16:38, 27 June 2008 (UTC)

The source you added looks perfect! —Scott (talk) 22:06, 30 June 2008 (UTC)

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