Today’s New York Times features the Goodnight Moon cigarette controversy (elimination of the cigarette held by illustrator Clement Hurd in the anniversary edition). Among the paper’s revelations: son Thacher Hurd “reluctantly” gave permission for HarperCollins to airbrush out the cigarette held by his father. Also someone voted thousands of times for the new picture on the Web site that is dedicated to fighting the revisionism. Excluding those votes, the trend has been 200 to 10 against the alteration. reprinted from LISNews. 11/17/2005

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