Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award

Winners

1986

Lawrence W. Levy
Emergence of a Free Press

1988

Temple University Press
Choosing Equality: The Case for Democratic Schooling
by Colin Greer, Norman Fructher, Kenneth Haskins, Marilyn Gittel and Ann Bastian

1990

Missouri Association of School Librarians
Spring, 1988 Edition of Media Horizons,
edited by Aileen Helmick and Floyd Pentlin

1992

Martha Cornog
Libraries, Erotica, and Pornography

1994

Joan DelFattore
What Johnny Shouldn't Read: Textbook Censorship in America

1996

Edward Cleary
Beyond the Burning Cross

1998

David M. Rabbin
Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years

2000

David Brin
The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose Between Privacy and Freedom?

2002

Marjorie Heims
Not in Front of the Children: Indecency, Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth

2004

Wendell Berry and David James Duncan
Citizens Dissent: Security, Morality and Leadership in an Age of Terror

2006

Kembrew McLeod
Freedom of Expression: Overzealous Copyright Bozos and Other Enemies of Creativity

2008

Christopher M. Finan
From the Palmer Raids to the Patriot Act: A History of the Fight for Free Speech in America

2010

Ernest Freeberg
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent

2010 Oboler Award press release

2012

Evgeny Morozov
The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom

2012 Oboler Award press release

2013

June Pinnell-Stephens

Protecting Intellectual Freedom in Your Public Library: Scenarios from the Front Lines

2013 Oboler Award press release