Committees of Correspondence and Free Press Still Protect Our Liberties

April 2, 2014

By Richard Reeb at Desert Dispatch

Students of our history know that private, voluntary organizations were indispensable to winning American independence. In a time when crude printing presses and the postal service were the only means by which people scattered across hundreds of millions in the thirteen original colonies could communicate, writers disseminated news of the growing British oppression and shared updates on the patriot resistance...