CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
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The Day They Came to Arrest the Book 

Uncomfortable with racist language in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", a high school student and his parents attempt to get the book removed from the school's library.

Director:

Gilbert Moses

Writers:

Nat Hentoff (novel), Melvin Van Peebles

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Crombie ... Barney Roth
Réal Andrews ... Gordon
Jeremy Ratchford ... Luke
Jessica Steen ... Kate
Michelle St. John ... Maggie
Maureen McRae Maureen McRae ... Mrs. Banes
Tony Rosato ... Mr. Lopez
David Ferry ... Mr. Phelps
Barry Flatman ... Mr. Moore
Ardon Bess Ardon Bess ... Mr. McLean
Anne Meara ... Mrs. Salters
Lynne Cormack Lynne Cormack ... (as Lynn Cormack)
Matsu Anderson Matsu Anderson
Lorna Wilson Lorna Wilson
Gloria Reuben
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Storyline

Uncomfortable with racist language in "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", a high school student and his parents attempt to get the book removed from the school's library.

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1987 (USA) See more »

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Color:

Color
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