ERIC Number: ED184176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Free Speech Yearbook 1979.
Kane, Peter E., Ed.
The seven articles in this collection deal with theoretical and practical freedom of speech issues. Topics covered are: the United States Supreme Court, motion picture censorship, and the color line; judicial decision making; the established scientific community's suppression of the ideas of Immanuel Velikovsky; the problems of avant-garde jazz, as they relate to freedom of expression and rhetorical art; the Supreme Court and the First Amendment to the Constitution, 1978-79; freedom of the press as an eroding legal concept; and Demosthenes' viable defense of free speech in civil service. A bibliography of materials pertaining to freedom of speech is also included in the collection. (FL)
Descriptors: Censorship, Civil Liberties, Communication (Thought Transfer), Court Litigation, Films, Freedom of Speech, Jazz, News Media, Racial Discrimination, Sciences, Speech Communication, United States History
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041 ($4.50; 10% discount for members)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Falls Church, VA. Commission on Freedom of Speech.