Silencing the Opposition

Silencing the Opposition

Government Strategies of Suppression

eBook - 1996
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Univ of New York Press
Examines major challenges to the First Amendment using case studies of the various forms of governmental suppression in U. S. history.

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Comprises seven essays which together seek to examine the crises the First Amendment has faced since its passage. Contributors, all communications scholars, address the following issues: the Hamiltonian Federalists; Lincoln and Habeas Corpus ; the radical Republicans; suppression of Native American culture; silencing the union movement; the McCarthy era; and press, protest, and the presidency during the Vietnam war. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780585036441
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 284 p.)
Additional Contributors: Smith, Craig R.


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