Ford Hall forum

Kageleiry, Jamie; Schultz, Christine
July 1993
Yankee;Jul93, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p43
Reports on the measure taken by birth control advocate Margaret Sanger when she was forbidden to speak at the Ford Hall Forum by James Michael Curley, the Catholic mayor of Boston, in 1926. The Forum as the longest-running lecture series in the country; Controversial speakers not stifled even when directors were pressured; Reading of Sanger's speech by Arthur Schlesinger Sr.; Sanger's appearance by sitting on the stage with her mouth taped shut.


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