Lincoln's Censor

Lincoln's Censor

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'Lincoln's Censor' examines the effect of government suppression on the Democratic press in Indiana during the spring of 1863. Lincoln, who suspended the writ of habeas corpus in 1862, had some misgivings about theintimidation of Democratic newspapers, but let the practice continue in Indiana until June 1863.For purposes of this study, relative stability of a newspaper was determined by the number of owners a paper had in a given period of timea€”in this case, from April of 1861 to April of 1865. An inverse relationship was established. That is, theanbsp;...

Title:Lincoln's Censor
Author:David W. Bulla, Justyna Sempruch
Publisher:Purdue University Press - 2008


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