Emergence of a Free Press

Emergence of a Free Press

by Leonard W. Levy
     
 

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In this greatly revised and enlarged edition of his landmark Legacy of Suppression, the Pulitzer Prize-winning constitutional historian argues that the First Amendment was not designed to be the bulwark of a free press. Mr. Levy's brilliant account offers a new generation of readers a penetrating look into the origins of one of America's most cherished freedoms.See more details below

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In this greatly revised and enlarged edition of his landmark Legacy of Suppression, the Pulitzer Prize-winning constitutional historian argues that the First Amendment was not designed to be the bulwark of a free press. Mr. Levy's brilliant account offers a new generation of readers a penetrating look into the origins of one of America's most cherished freedoms.

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American Historical Review
[Levy shows a] devotion to the most rigorous standards of restrained, careful scholarship.
— Harold M. Hyman
Henry Steele Commager
A wonderful combination of judiciousness and vigor.
American Historical Review - Harold M. Hyman
[Levy shows a] devotion to the most rigorous standards of restrained, careful scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566635608
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
05/15/2004
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,428,997
Product dimensions:
6.94(w) x 8.34(h) x 1.12(d)

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