The first performance was given under the auspices of the Council on books in wartime and the Writers war board, on Monday evening, May 11, 1942 . Over WEAF, New York, and the National broadcasting company network. "--P. . First ed. Of a war-time ptd play protesting Gestapo censorship. It was to commemorate the May 10, 1933 book burning in Nazi Germany.
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