The Threat to Free Expression

Bliven, Bruce
July 1955
New Republic;7/11/55, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p22
This article focuses on the book "Freedom of Press," by William M. Chenery. What Chenery is saying is that either you have liberty or you don't. If have it, people must be free to think and to say whatever they please although "freedom of thought and speech and belief does not pardon conspiracy or make legal any act that would otherwise illegal." In normal times, this author's argument would seem so obvious as not to require repetition; it is a symbol of the abnormality of your days that it should be notable when anyone dares stand up and criticize what is happening in the United States.


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