Free Speech in the Good War

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Free Speech in the Good War - Steele, Richard W

Troubled by the repression unleashed by World War I, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. insisted that the functioning of the democratic system depended on the right of all Americans to be heard, regardless of how obnoxious their views, provided their words posed no "clear and present danger." This ideal, which became a defining aspect of the ...

Free Speech in the Good War 1999, Palgrave Us, Print Us, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312173364

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