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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Ep. 121 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards 

Oct 15, 2020

Since 1980, the have recognized those who go above and beyond to protect and enhance First Amendment rights. On today’s episode of , we are joined by Christie Hefner, who founded and chairs the awards, to discuss the awards’ origins and this...

Since 1980, the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards have recognized those who go above and beyond to protect and enhance First Amendment rights.

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by Christie Hefner, who founded and chairs the awards, to discuss the awards’ origins and this year’s awardees in the categories of law, book publishing, journalism, arts & entertainment, education, and lifetime achievement.

From 1988 to 2008, Christie Hefner — daughter of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner — was Chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises, making her the longest-serving female CEO of a U.S. public company. For three years, she appeared on Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” list.

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Ep. 120.1 Mighty Ira documentary watch-along 

Oct 12, 2020

Watch-along as Co-Director Nico Perrino narrates the new documentary film about the life and career of former ACLU Executive Director Ira Glasser, “.” Show notes: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Email us:

Watch-along as Co-Director Nico Perrino narrates the new documentary film about the life and career of former ACLU Executive Director Ira Glasser, “Mighty Ira: A Civil Liberties Story.”

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Ep. 120 ‘Mighty Ira’ Glasser 

Oct 12, 2020

Former ACLU Executive Director Ira Glasser discusses the new film about his life and career, “.”The film, now in “,” makes the case for robust free speech protections amidst the “tough” cases, including the 1978 Skokie case and...

Former ACLU Executive Director Ira Glasser discusses the new film about his life and career, “Mighty Ira: A Civil Liberties Story.”

The film, now in “virtual cinema,” makes the case for robust free speech protections amidst the “tough” cases, including the 1978 Skokie case and Charlottesville. Along the way, viewers will also learn about Glasser’s growing up in Brooklyn, his friendship with William F. Buckley Jr., his path to the ACLU, which led through Senator Bobby Kennedy’s office, and more.

A May 2017 So to Speak interview with Glasser was the inspiration for the Mighty Ira documentary, and this interview is a reflection on some of what has happened since.

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Ep. 119 2020 College Free Speech Rankings 

Oct 01, 2020

On today’s episode of , FIRE Senior Research Fellow Sean Stevens joins us to discuss the The rankings are based on the largest free speech survey of college students ever performed, which collected the views of 20,000 students. We discuss the best...

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, FIRE Senior Research Fellow Sean Stevens joins us to discuss the “2020 College Free Speech Rankings: What’s the Climate for Free Speech on America’s College Campuses?”

The rankings are based on the largest free speech survey of college students ever performed, which collected the views of 20,000 students. We discuss the best and worst colleges for free speech and other interesting data points from the survey: For example, 31% of students don’t believe President Donald Trump should be allowed on campus to share his views. And 22% said the same of former Vice President Joe Biden.

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So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast
Ep. 118 David Goldberger, lead attorney in “the Skokie case” 

Sep 17, 2020

He is most widely known for his role as lead attorney in what’s simply become known as “the Skokie case.”  But David Goldberger’s storied legal career goes far beyond his representation of neo-Nazis who wanted to rally in a village where...

He is most widely known for his role as lead attorney in what’s simply become known as “the Skokie case.” 

But David Goldberger’s storied legal career goes far beyond his representation of neo-Nazis who wanted to rally in a village where a large number of Holocaust survivors lived.

On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by Goldberger to discuss his half century of practice in First Amendment law —  including his four (successful) trips to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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