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Hedrick Smith

American documentary producer, Pulitzer Prize-winning former foreign correspondent, editor, and Washington Bureau Chief for The New York Times, author of The Power Game (1989), Rethinking America (1995) and other works, and producer of related documentaries for the PBS television network

...this is precisely the purpose of censorship - not only to block unwanted views, but to keep people who are unhappy from knowing how many millions of others share their unhappiness; to keep the dormant opposition from awakening to its own developing strength.