Mary Schmich on discontinued Dr. Seuss books: ‘All of us need to keep thinking and rethinking the way we speak, what we hail, what we honor’

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A copy of the book “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,” by Dr. Seuss, rests in a chair, Monday, March 1, 2021, in Walpole, Mass. Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the business that preserves and protects the author and illustrator’s legacy, announced on his birthday, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that it would cease publication of several children’s titles including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo,” because of insensitive and racist imagery. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich joins John Williams to weigh in on cancel culture and Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ decision to pull six books from the Dr. Seuss collection.

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