Name: Maurice Thorez' "Fils du Peuple"

Date:  1951 - 1975

Location:  Europe

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion


Artist: Maurice Thorez

Confronting Bodies: French Communist Party

Date of Action: 1954

Specific Location: France

Description of Artwork: "Fils Du Peuple" is the autobiography of Maurice Thorez, Secretary General of the French Communist Party at the time of its first publication in 1937.

Description of Incident: The work, first published uncensored in the 1937 edition, was censured in the 1954 edition by the removal M. Gitton from a group photo in the book.

Results of Incident: Unknown

Source: Ernest T.

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