In our continuing series on the Censored Newspaper Articles (CNAs), we are featuring articles that were submitted to the Civil Censorship Detachment (CCD) “on this day” in 1947. Below is a CCD document from June 14, 1947. The deleted portion states, “Since the advance censorship has been banned…”, which may be a reference to the lifting of pre-censorship by GHQ SCAP.
This censorship document was accompanied by a galley proof of the original Japanese newspaper article (not available here). The headline on the galley is “光る取締りの眼. 惡の温床ダンスホール” and the censored portion reads, “…内容の事前検閲ができなくなったので….”.