ERIC Number: ED063217
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Free Speech Yearbook: 1971.
Tedford, Thomas L., Editor
This publication of ten scholarly articles provides perspectives on problems and forces that inhibit freedom of speech. 1) "Freedom of Speech and Change in American Education" suggests that a more communicative society, and increasing academic freedoms, helps schools adapt to social change; 2) "Syllabus and Bibliography for 'Issues in Freedom of Speech'" provides a framework for examination of theories, cases, and issues related to freedom of speech; 3) "Survey Research in Free Speech Attitudes" summarizes free speech attitudes held by Americans; 4) "Federal Censorship of National Open Forum Radio" reports a conflict of attitudes between important legislative and administrative figures concerning broadcasting; 5) "The Crisis in Public Confidence in Public Communication"; 6) "The resistance and the Court: The Punitive Draft Cases"; 7) "The Flag as a non-Verbal Symbol: gives five explanations for the behavior of flag "supporters"; 8) "Symbolic Speech: A Constitutional Orphan" states that all symbolic speech should be given full First Amendment protection; 9) "The Supreme Court and the First Amendment: The 1970 Term" examines the Pentagon Papers case in the context of a series of decisions; 10) "Freedom of Speech Bibliography: July 1970--June 1971 Articles, Books, and Court Decisions." (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Activism, Bibliographies, Censorship, Civil Liberties, Democracy, Dissent, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Political Attitudes, Student Rights, Yearbooks
Speech Communication Association, Statler Hilton Hotel, New York, New York 10001
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, New York, NY.