Anthony Lewis

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Remembering Anthony Lewis

Friday, March 29, 2013

Anthony Lewis passed away this week at 85 after a long and storied career covering the Supreme Court for The New York Times. In a segment originally aired in 2008, Brooke spoke with Lewis about his book Freedom for the Thought We Hate, an examination of the First Amendment. He explained that the amendment that governs free speech and the press might not be as familiar as we think.


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Tributes: Anthony Lewis

Monday, March 25, 2013

Anthony Lewis won his first Pulitzer Prize in 1955 for his reporting on the US government's loyalty program during the McCarthy era. He won his second in 1963 for his reporting on the Supreme Court for the New York Times. Lewis wrote for the Times until 2001, and his interest in justice continued to permeate his reporting and columns. He died recently at the age of 85. He was part of a panel discussion on censorship on the Leonard Lopate Show in 2008 and you can hear that conversation by clicking below.

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Free Speech Defenders

Monday, October 20, 2008

We talk about censorship – past, present, and future. Journalist Ruth Gruber, entrepreneur Barney Rosset, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anthony Lewis are all being honored by the National Coalition of Against Censorship on Oct. 21 at its Annual Celebration of Free Speech and Its ...

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Speaking Up for Speaking Out

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Anthony Lewis, talks about his new book on our nation's sometimes conflicted relationship with free speech.

Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment is available for purchase at

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