Article Title

Barring dangerous speech declared wrong by author

Newspaper

The Oregonian (Portland)

Date

1949

Reading Level

adult

Location

Portland

Abstract

Hortense Binderup reviews the ideas of Dr. Alexander Meiklejohn in his new book about free speech and self-government. Dr. Meiklejohn believes that no censorship should exist in a democracy, and that the power of public intelligence is enough. The author notes that the thoughts put forward in this book do not go along with the current political actions of the FBI and House Un-American Activities Committee. The author agrees with the ideas put forth in the book.

Keywords

free speech, First Amendment, "Free Speech and Its Relation to Self-government, " Meiklejohn, political view, values, book review

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