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Vladimir Putin

Drabinsky, Garth

A "cautionary tale" about how freedom of artistic expression can be comprised, and lost through the political struggle of individual liberty vs. collective rights of specific groups. Anecdotal reviews of several incidents of censorship or attempted censorship of artistic expression. Problems and origins of the concept of "political correctness." The importance of artistic expression in a democracy.

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