Judith Krug, founder of Banned Books Week, dies

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12 Apr 2009, 5:21 pm

Judith Krug, founder of Banned Books Week, dies

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EVANSTON, Ill. -- Judith Krug*, a director of the Chicago-based American Library Association and a founder of its Banned Books Week, has died.

Judith Platt, president of the ALA's Freedom to Read Foundation*, says Krug (KROOG) died late Saturday at Evanston Hospital in suburban Chicago following a battle with stomach cancer. She says Krug had been ill for more than a year......



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16 Apr 2009, 6:17 pm

That's too bad. She did alot of good work.


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