50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan

Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the… read more

Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan, in which they tell the story of the late justice’s struggle to persuade a unanimous court to embrace the First Amendment doctrine established in the case. They spoke with Lucy Dalglish, dean of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. The Newseum Institute and the American Bar Association hosted the event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in New York Times v. Sullivan. close

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  • Lucy Dalglish Dean University of Maryland, College Park->Philip Merrill College of Journalism
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50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 27, 2014

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  • Apr 13, 2014 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2014 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2014 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 27, 2014 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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