A look back at how good old-fashioned books can save your life

The question of print books versus e-books is a matter of life and death, if Bill Crozier’s theory is correct. In 2006, Mr. Crozier proposed that schoolchildren be equipped with thick books, to use as shields if and when their school is attacked by terrorists. Mr. Crozier proposed this theory during his campaign to become Superintendent of Education for the state of Oklahoma. Mr. Crozier did not become Superintendent of Education, and the schoolchildren of Oklahoma remain, for the most part, inadequately defended by their textbooks.

Here’s video of Mr. Crozier demonstrating how his theory plays out: