ERIC Number: ED166758
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Free Speech Yearbook 1978.
Phifer, Gregg, Ed.
The 17 articles in this collection deal with theoretical and practical freedom of speech issues. The topics include: freedom of speech in Marquette Park, Illinois; Nazis in Skokie, Illinois; freedom of expression in the Confederate States of America; Robert M. LaFollette's arguments for free speech and the rights of Congress; the United States Supreme Court and the First Amendment; Supreme Court decisions on free press/fair trial conflicts; psychological dimensions of free speech attitudes; the Federal Communications Commission and censorship; philosophical bases of antipornography arguments; the high school press and the First Amendment; a comparison of John Milton's "Areopagitica" with Thomas Erskine's addresses on freedom of speech; the free speech fights of the Industrial Workers of the World; an employee rights scale; a bibliography of materials published from July 1977 to June 1978 that deal with freedom of speech; lists of collections of materials on religious freedom; arguments by 12 advocates of censorship; and disruptions during General William Westmoreland's appearance on a Florida campus to speak in support of the Panama Canal treaties. (FL)
Descriptors: Activism, Bibliographies, Censorship, Civil Liberties, Civil War (United States), Communication (Thought Transfer), Employer Employee Relationship, Freedom of Speech, Higher Education, Legislators, Library Collections, News Media, Political Issues, Religion, School Newspapers, Secondary Education, Speech Communication, Supreme Court Litigation, United States History, Yearbooks
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22041 ($4.00 member, $4.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Falls Church, VA. Commission on Freedom of Speech.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document