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In response to your problem Patty, The program is free and the person will
be traveling around the country. I am trying to see if there is interest
 and then plan accordingly.

We may not be able to accept any or all of the invitation but would would
try.

Best,

Rocco

On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 11:51 AM Langley, Patty (DDL) <
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> Can you give us a ballpark fee for this program?
>
> Program + travel fees??
>
> Thanks,
>
> Patty
>
>
> Patty Langley
> Delaware Center for the Book
> Delaware Division of Libraries
> 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd North
> Dover, Delaware 19901
> 302-257-3011
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> *From:* Center for the Book state centers communication <
> [log in to unmask]> on behalf of Rocco Staino <[log in to unmask]
> >
> *Sent:* Thursday, November 7, 2019 11:34:33 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Program for 2020 Banned Book Week
>
> Hello Friends,
>
> I have a person from Milton's Cottage coming to the US next September
> during Banned Book Week.  He will be doing the presentation below in NYC
> early during Banned Book Week (September 20 - 27).
>
> He will be traveling around the country during that week.  If anyone is
> interested in hosting the program drop me a line.
>
> *Milton in America*
>
> *Description:*
>
> What better way to commemorate Banned Book Week than with the works of
> John Milton - whose own response to censorship was to write one of the
> world’s most memorable defenses of the freedom of the press.
> *Areopagitica* was banned under 17 th century English law but continues
> to live on today, most notably through the first amendment of the US
> constitution.
>
>
>
> The British have a complex relationship with Milton but in the US he may
> have found his spiritual home.  He was read and revered by both Jefferson
> and Adams, and when Americans read Milton they hear echoes of the American
> constitution. As Milton's biographers, Gordon Campbell and Thomas N Corns,
> put it: "In intellectual terms, Milton is one of the founding fathers of
> America."
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Rocco
>