Artist: Pete Seeger; East Meadow, Long Island Concert Association
Confronting Bodies: East Meadow School Board
Date of Action: 1965
Specific Location: East Meadow, New York
Description of Artwork: The East Meadow, Long Island Concert Association invited Pete Seeger to perform a concert at a local high school.
Description of Incident: The East Meadow School Board decided that it would be inappropriate for Pete Seeger to perform at the high school because of the potential problems that could occur. The East Meadow, Long Island Concert Association disagreed with the School Board and challenged their decision.
Results of Incident: The New York Court of Appeals decided that the concert should be held.
Source: Long Island Coalition Against Censorship, "Censorship in Schools and Libraries" exhibit
Submitted By: Danielle Biber