On November 23, 1644, British poet John Milton published Areopagitica, a pamphlet decrying censorship. By: Redactor Happy Birthday, Baruch! The Day JFK Was Shot Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website + 8 = 14 Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.