Herbert N. Foerstel

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Herbert N. Foerstel "is the former Head of Branch Libraries at the University of Maryland, board member of the Freedom to Read Foundation, and editor of Maryland Library Association's newspaper. He is the author of many books on free press issues, including Refuge of a Scoundrel: The Patriot Act in Libraries (Libraries Unlimited, 2004), Banned in the U.S.A.: A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in Schools and Public Libraries (Greenwood Press, 2002), From Watergate to Monicagate: Ten Controversies in Modern Journalism and Media (Greenwood Press, 2001), Freedom of Information and the Right to Know (Greenwood Press, 1999), Banned in the Media: A Reference Guide to Censorship in the Press, Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, and the Internet (Greenwood Press, 1998), Free Expression and Censorship in America: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood Press, 1997), and Surveillance in the Stacks: The FBI's Library Awareness Program (Greenwood Press, 1991)." [1]

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  1. Directors, Center for National Security Studies, accessed November 10, 2008.