Clear and Present Danger podcast – Episode 21: The ‘Bulwark of Liberty’ – Free Speech in 18th Century America, Part I

Eighteenth-century colonial America was influenced by the so-called “Glorious Revolution” in England. And nothing had a bigger impact on American attitudes toward freedom of speech than Cato’s Letters, influential essays anonymously written in the London Journal by the Radical Whigs, John Trenchard, and Thomas Gordon. Cato’s Letters created — to borrow from the present vernacular … Continue reading Clear and Present Danger podcast – Episode 21: The ‘Bulwark of Liberty’ – Free Speech in 18th Century America, Part I