Library of Congress: Governor James M. Cox of Ohio and Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York

Ohio and Kansas Adopt Statewide Film Censorship

By May 3, 1913

Ohio Governor James M. Cox signs into law a statewide film censorship bill, establishing a state censorship board to review films.

Kansas also adopts a statewide film censorship law the same year.

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