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Free expression in America : a documentary history /

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Other Authors: Kennedy, Sheila Suess.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series:Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues,
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I.
  • Foundations of Liberty
  • Document 1.
  • Magna Carta (1215)
  • Document 2.
  • Areopagitica (John Milton, 1644)
  • Document 3.
  • Cato's Letters (1720)
  • Pt. II.
  • The Concept of Free Speech and the Role of Government during the Founding and Early History of the United States
  • Document 4.
  • Common Sense (Thomas Paine, 1776)
  • Document 5.
  • The Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776)
  • Document 6.
  • The Northwest Ordinance (1787)
  • Document 7.
  • First Amendment, United States Constitution (1791)
  • Document 8.
  • The Alien and Sedition Acts (1798)
  • Document 9.
  • The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions (1798)
  • Document 10.
  • "Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion" (John Stuart Mill, 1859)
  • Pt. III.
  • 1900-1950: A Half-Century of Paternalism
  • Document 11.
  • Fourteenth Amendment, United States Constitution (1868)
  • Document 12.
  • "The Regulation of Films" (Nation, 1915)
  • Document 13.
  • "Birth Control and Public Morals: An Interview with Anthony Comstock" (Mary Alden Hopkins, 1915)
  • Document 14.
  • The Espionage Act of 1917
  • Document 15.
  • Schenck v. United States; Baer v. United States (1919)
  • Document 16.
  • Debs v. United States (1919)
  • Document 17.
  • Abrams v. United States (1919)
  • Document 18.
  • "What Is Left of Free Speech" (Gerard C. Henderson, 1919)
  • Document 19.
  • "Guardian of Liberty: American Civil Liberties Union" (c. 1920)
  • Document 20.
  • The Scopes Trial (1925)
  • Document 21.
  • Gitlow v. People of New York (1925)
  • Document 22.
  • "Freedom of Speech and Its Limitations" (Roger Hoar, 1927)
  • Document 23.
  • "Dirty Hands: A Federal Customs Officer Looks at Art" (Perry Hobbs, 1930)
  • Document 24.
  • Lovell v. City of Griffin (1938)
  • Document 25.
  • "Facts of Life" (Time, 1938)
  • Document 26.
  • Schneider v. State (Town of Irvigton) (1939)
  • Document 27.
  • Cantwell v. Connecticut (1940)
  • Document 28.
  • Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire (1942)
  • Document 29.
  • West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette (1943)
  • Document 30.
  • "The Easy Chair" (Bernard DeVoto, 1944)
  • Pt. IV.
  • The 1950s: McCarthyism, Racism, and Censorship
  • Document 31.
  • The Internal Security Act of 1950 (The McCarran Act)
  • Document 32.
  • Veto of the Internal Security Act of 1950
  • Document 33.
  • The Smith Act (1940)
  • Document 34.
  • Dennis v. United States (1951)
  • Document 35.
  • Beauharnais v. Illinois (1952)
  • Document 36.
  • "The Legion and the Library" (Loren P. Beth, 1952)
  • Document 37.
  • "The Freedom to Read" (1953)
  • Document 38.
  • Roth v. United States (1957)
  • Document 39.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People v. Alabama ex rel. Patterson, Attorney General (1958)
  • Document 40.
  • "Freedom of Association Upheld by High Court" (Christian Century, 1958)
  • Pt. V.
  • 1960-1998: Smut, Cyberspace, and Political Correctness
  • Document 41.
  • "The Playboy Philosophy" (Hugh Hefner, 1963)
  • Document 42.
  • "An Infinite Number of Monkeys" (Christian Century, 1963)
  • Document 43.
  • Freedman v. Maryland (1965)
  • Document 44.
  • United States v. O'Brien (1968)
  • Document 45.
  • Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969)
  • Document 46.
  • Street v. New York (1969)
  • Document 47.
  • Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969)
  • Document 48.
  • Miller v. California (1973)
  • Document 49.
  • Paris Adult Theatre I v. Slaton, District Attorney (1973)
  • Document 50.
  • Jenkins v. Georgia (1974)
  • Document 51.
  • Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971
  • Document 52.
  • Buckley v. Valeo, Secretary of the United States Senate (1976)
  • Document 53.
  • Virginia State Board of Pharmacy v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc. (1976)
  • Document 54.
  • Linmark Associates, Inc. v. Township of Willingboro (1977)
  • Document 55.
  • Board of Education, Island Trees Union Free School District No. 26 v. Pico, by his next friend Pico (1982)
  • Document 56.
  • New York v. Ferber (1982)
  • Document 57.
  • Indianapolis Ordinance on Pornography (1984)
  • Document 58.
  • American Booksellers Association, Inc. v. William H. Hudnut, III, Mayor, City of Indianapolis (1985)
  • Document 59.
  • Texas v. Johnson (1989)
  • Document 60.
  • St. Paul Bias-motivated Crime Ordinance (1990)
  • Document 61.
  • Irving Rust v. Louis W. Sullivan, Secretary of Health and Human Services; New York v. Louis W. Sullivan, Secretary of Health and Human Services (1991)
  • Document 62.
  • R. A. V. v. City of St. Paul, Minnesota (1992)
  • Document 63.
  • Wisconsin Statute on Hate Crimes (1989-1990)
  • Document 64.
  • Wisconsin v. Mitchell (1993)
  • Document 65.
  • "Do Hate-Crime Laws Restrict First Amendment Rights?" (1998)
  • Document 66.
  • Lamb's Chapel and John Steigerwald v. Center Moriches Union Free School District (1993)
  • Document 67.
  • Communications Decency Act of 1996
  • Document 68.
  • Janet Reno, Attorney General of the United States v. American Civil Liberties Union (1997)
  • Document 69.
  • "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace" (John Perry Barlow, 1996)
  • Pt. VI.
  • The Free Press: A Necessary Irritant
  • Document 70.
  • "The Day Mencken Broke the Law" (Herbert Asbury, 1951)
  • Document 71.
  • Near v. Minnesota (1931)
  • Document 72.
  • "A Letter to the American Society of Newspaper Editors on Free Speech and a Free Press" (Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1941)
  • Document 73.
  • New York Times Co. v. Sullivan (1964)
  • Document 74.
  • "Libel and the Free Press" (Norman Dorsen, 1964)
  • Document 75.
  • Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts (1967)
  • Document 76.
  • The Fairness Doctrine (1966)
  • Document 77.
  • Red Lion Broadcasting Co., Inc. v. Federal Communications Commission (1969)
  • Document 78.
  • "Fairness Rules of F.C.C. Upheld" (Fred P. Graham, 1969)
  • Document 79.
  • New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)
  • Document 80.
  • Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. (1974)
  • Document 81.
  • Florida Statute on Right of Reply (1973)
  • Document 82.
  • Miami Herald Publishing Co., Division of Knight Newspapers, Inc. v. Tornillo (1974)
  • Document 83.
  • Cox Broadcasting Corp. v. Cohn (1975)
  • Document 84.
  • Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation (1978)
  • Document 85.
  • Landmark Communications, Inc. v. Virginia (1978)
  • Document 86.
  • Public Broadcasting Act (1967)
  • Document 87.
  • Federal Communications Commission v. League of Women Voters of California (1984)
  • Document 88.
  • Reverend Jerry Falwell v. Larry C. Flynt (1986)
  • Document 89.
  • Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier (1988)
  • Document 90.
  • "The Wrong Lesson" (Tom Wicker, 1988)
  • Document 91.
  • "Freedom for All: Can Public Records Be Too Public?" (Chris Feola, 1996)
  • Document 92.
  • "Public Information Is a Public Issue" (Maggie Balough, 1996)
  • Pt. VII.
  • The Right to Assemble and Petition: Haranguing, Picketing, and Public Order
  • Document 93.
  • Alabama Statute on Loitering and Picketing (1923)
  • Document 94.
  • Thornhill v. Alabama (1940)
  • Document 95.
  • Marsh v. Alabama (1946)
  • Document 96.
  • Arthur Terminiello's Speech (1949)
  • Document 97.
  • Terminiello v. Chicago (1949)
  • Document 98.
  • Feiner v. New York (1951)
  • Document 99.
  • Edwards v. South Carolina (1963)
  • Document 100.
  • Cox v. Louisiana (1965)
  • Document 101.
  • Gregory v. City of Chicago (1969)
  • Document 102.
  • Coates v. City of Cincinnati (1971)
  • Document 103.
  • Smith, President of the Village of Skokie, Illinois v. Collin (1978)
  • Document 104.
  • Nazis in Skokie: Freedom, Community, and the First Amendment (Donald Alexander Downs, 1985)
  • Document 105.
  • "The Speech We Hate" (Progressive, 1992)
  • Document 106.
  • Paul Schenck and Dwight Saunders v. Pro-Choice Network of Western New York (1997).