Free Speech



GUEST: Thomas Healy, author of The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind — and Changed the History of Free Speech in America Professor of Law and Seton Hall School of Law,


TOPIC:  In his fascinating new book about the intellectual history of the U.S. Supreme Court, author Tom Healy considers the moment that Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes transformed the very idea of free expression— ushering in a modern appreciation for the First Amendment that had tremendous impact in 20th century America.  New York Times Review. Wall Street Journal Review.


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Tuesday, August 20, 2013.