Man's Hope (TV series)
Region: South America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Artist: Jorge Amado
Confronting Bodies: Brazilian government
Dates of Action: 1970
Description of Artwork:
The Incident: A television program that Amado worked on, called Man's Hope, was banned in 1970. When the Brazilian government asked Amado to submit all of his original manuscripts for prior censorship, he refused and asserted that he would prefer to publish outside of Brazil than kneel to the censor.
Results of Incident: Amado achieved international notoriety.
Source: Censorship, A World Encyclopedia, ed. D. Jones