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    Student Free Speech and Tinker v. Des Moines Anniversary

    Fifty years ago, on February 24, 1969, the Supreme Court decided in Tinker v. Des Moines that students do not lose their First Amendment rights on school grounds. The court ruled in favor…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Tinker v. Des Moines

    Mary Beth Tinker and Erik Jaffe talked about Tinker v. Des Moines, the 1969 Supreme Court case in which the justices ruled 7-2 that students do not lose their First Amendment rights at school.…

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    Student Free Speech and Tinker v. Des Moines Anniversary

    John Tinker, one of the co-petitioners in the Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, talked about the 50th anniversary of the landmark case on student free speech.On February 24, 1969, the Court…

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    National History Day - "Tinker v. Des Moines] 1969: Up in Armbands"

    Three high school students from Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu talked about their entry to the National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland, College Park. Their exhibit tells the…

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    Nixon Tapes: Reaction to Supreme Court Decision

    In this portion of tapes recorded during his time in the White House, President Nixon discussed the Supreme Court’s decision in the 1971 New York Times Co. v. U.S. case with FBI Director J.…

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    Nixon Tapes: Nixon on Prosecuting Ellsberg

    In this portion of tapes recorded during his time in the White House, President Nixon told FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover that he wanted federal law enforcers to target Daniel Ellsberg, the man…

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    Nixon Tapes: Reaction to the Pentagon Papers

    In this portion of tapes recorded during his time in the White House, President Nixon discussed the publishing of the Pentagon Papers by the New York Times with some of his advisers.

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    Students' First Amendment Rights

    The Newseum hosted a discussion on students' First Amendment rights. Mary Beth Tinker was one of the featured speakers and talked to students about the importance of speaking out peacefully for a…

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    John Tinker on the Legacy of Tinker v. Des Moines

    John Tinker, co-petitioner in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, talked about the case’s legacy and what it meant for his life.

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    John Tinker on Community Reaction

    John Tinker, co-petitioner in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, discussed the harassment his family received after he and his siblings wore black arm bands to school…

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    John Tinker on Protesting the Vietnam War in School

    John Tinker, a co-petitioner in the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, went back to Des Moines, Iowa, to tell his story about protesting the Vietnam War by wearing a black…

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    National History Day Iowa Finalists

    Students talked about their National History Day Contest project, “Tinker v. Des Moines: Protesting War, Debating the First Amendment.” They were interviewed at the “National History Night”…

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