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Guardians of liberty : freedom of the press and the nature of news / by Linda Barrett Osborne.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library YA 323.44 OSB 31254003687882 Teen room new shelf Checked out 02/05/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419736896 :
  • ISBN: 1419736892 :
  • Physical Description: 202 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-195) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Guardians of Liberty explores the essential and basic American ideal of freedom of the press. Allowing the American press to publish-even if what they're reporting is contentious-without previous censure or interference by the federal government was so important to the Founding Fathers that they placed a guarantee in the First Amendment to the Constitution. Citing numerous examples from America's past, from the American Revolution to the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights Movement to Obama's and Trump's presidencies, Linda Barrett Osborne shows how freedom of the press has played an essential role in the growth of this nation, allowing democracy to flourish. She further discusses the diversity of American news and explores why freedom of the press is still imperative to uphold today. -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 and Up Abrams Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Freedom of the press > United States.
Press and politics > United States.

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