The nearly 150,000 inmates in Texas prisons are barred from using Facebook, possessing cellphones and receiving snacks in the mail. They are also prohibited from reading the pop-up edition of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Color Purple” and the 1908 Sears, Roebuck catalog.
"Texas Prisons Ban 10,000 Books. No ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ for Inmates." is from the December 07, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Haag and narrated by Kristi Burns.