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    World War I and the Bill of Rights

    Historians talked about American motivations for entering World War I, how the country mobilized for war, and government restrictions on free speech and the press in response to protests.

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    2017 Free Expression Awards Ceremony

    The Newseum presented its annual awards at a ceremony recognizing those who have promoted free expression in areas of speech, the press, religious liberty, and arts and entertainment. One…

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    Floyd Abrams on the First Amendment

    Floyd Abrams talked about his book, The Soul of the First Amendment: Why Freedom of Speech Matters. Topics included his reasons for writing the book, President Trump’s statements on on libel law,…

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    Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case testing the bounds of separation of church and state. Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia in Missouri owns and operates a…

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    Free Speech, Sexual Harassment and Military Law

    Retired military officials and legal academics talked about the military’s enforcement of rules and laws as they apply to free speech and sexual harassment cases involving service members.

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    Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, Docket Number 15-1391. The case concerns whether a New York state law that stops businesses from imposing surcharges on…

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    Hunting for Harmony

    Hunting for Harmony was one of the second-prize high school west division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Aoife Haakenson, Mai Johnson, and Suleyman Anwar, sophomores at…

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    Panel Discussion on Freedom of the Press

    Panelists talked about freedom of the press. Panelists included author and New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, author and National Memo editor-in-chief Joe Conason, and author and…

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    Packingham v. North Carolina Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Packingham v. North Carolina, a case questioning whether a North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from using social media violates First Amendment…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Are there limits to free speech?” Throughout the program, representatives from the Newseum Institute’s…

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    David Hudson on Limits to Free Speech

    David Hudson, ombudsman with the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center, spoke by phone about the limitations to the First Amendment’s protections for freedom of speech.

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    Jordan Sekulow on Johnson Amendment

    Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice, spoke by phone about his organization’s calls to repeal the Johnson Amendment, is a U.S. tax code provision…

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    Matthew Bulger on the Johnson Amendment

    American Humanist Association Legislative Director Matthew Bulger spoke by phone about his organization’s opposition to repealing the Johnson Amendment, a U.S. tax code provision that bars…

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    Timothy Sands on College Campus Freedom of Speech

    Virginia Tech University President Timothy Sands spoke via Skype about free speech on college campuses.

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    Stanley Krutz on Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

    The Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Stanley Kurtz spoke via Skype about freedom of speech on college campuses.

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    Freedom of Speech and the Trump Administration

    Fleming Rose, Robert Corn-Revere, and Francis Buckley talked about free speech in the Trump administration following the president’s reaction to protests at the University of California,…

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    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, a case testing whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press in covering the White House and Washington, D.C.. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump administration press secretary Sean Spicer in which he…

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    Campus Politics

    Professor Jonathan Zimmerman talked about his book Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know, about increasing pressure to curtail free speech on college campuses across the country.…

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