Librarian Stands Up Against the Patriot Act


A former northern Wisconsin librarian from Ashland has been given the 2005 First Amendment Award by international writer’s organization PEN America. A woman stood up to a Patriot Act subpoena demanding the names of people who read a book about Osama Bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks. Mike Simonson reports…

Stay informed on the latest news

Sign up for WPR’s email newsletter.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Related Stories