David K. Shipler | Freedom of Speech: Mightier than the Sword

Recorded May 19, 2015
Direct Download: 20150519-davidk..mp3

During his decades-long career as a columnist for the New York Times, David K. Shipler reported from the battlefields of Vietnam and Lebanon, was the Bureau Chief of both Moscow and Jerusalem, and was the Chief Diplomatic Correspondent in the Washington Bureau. His bestselling and critically acclaimed nonfiction books include Russia: Broken Idols, Solemn Dreams; The Working Poor: Invisible in America; and Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Shipley’s other honors include the George Polk Award and a Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award. Freedom of Speech examines the threats to and triumphs of America’s most sacrosanct ideal. 

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