Second thoughts on the First Amendment : extended version / Howard Zinn.

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Second thoughts on the First Amendment : extended version / Howard Zinn.
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Howard Zinn, historian who specializes in the Revolutionary and Constitutional periods of United States history, speaks about the reality of the First Amendment: power determines freedom of speech. He discusses limits of a Constitutional government, civil rights, the importance of an informed citizenry, and very practical limits to the First Amendment.

r.1. Ronald Reagan's article about the bicentennial; the First Amendment as experienced by Zinn; economic rights guaranteed by the Constitution; historical restrictions to the First Amendment; words vs. reality in the First Amendment; the First Amendment and private employment; question and answer session (65 min.) -- r.2. Question and answer session (45 min.).

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University of Boulder, Colorado, 1989.
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2 reels (110 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1989.
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