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We would be interested in Georgia. And we have taht conveniently located,
international airport!

J

On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 11:36 AM Rocco Staino <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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
>


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