Free Speech on Campus

Benno C. Schmidt Jr., president of Yale University, spoke about the issue of free speech on college campuses. He talked about the current surge of… read more

Benno C. Schmidt Jr., president of Yale University, spoke about the issue of free speech on college campuses. He talked about the current surge of “political correctness” on campuses. Mr. Schmidt also expressed his views on flag-burning, obscenity in the arts, and the recent Supreme Court gag-order on family planning clinics. Mr. Schmidt offered his argument against the restraint of obnoxious speech, calling it the price of freedom. close

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Program ID:
18239-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 04, 1991 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 1991 | 2:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 04, 1991 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 1991 | 6:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 1991 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 1991 | 2:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 1991 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 1991 | 2:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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