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Commission to Study the Sale and Distribution of "Comic" Books, etc, in Rhode Island (1955-1956) | State Archives Catalog

Name: Commission to Study the Sale and Distribution of "Comic" Books, etc, in Rhode Island (1955-1956)


Historical Note:

The Commission to Study the Sale and Distribution of "Comic" Books, etc, in Rhode Island was appointed by Governor Dennis J. Roberts to study the publication, sale, distribution or possession of "Comic" Books, Magazines and Publications, with particular reference to the effect upon minors.

The Commission was composed of Monsignor Thomas V. Cassidy, Reverend David J. Coffey, Reverend John B. Lyte, Judge Francis J. McCabe, Thomas A Reilly, Rabbi Morris Schussheim, Joseph A. Sullivan, Mrs, Myrtle Walker and Clarence E. Sherman (Chairman).






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