Retired University of Wisconsin Professor Donald Downs is a legendary champion of free speech and academic freedom. But before he became one of the country’s preeminent defenders of these values, he wrote a book that challenged prevailing free speech arguments.
On today’s episode of So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast, we are joined by Professor Downs to discuss his journey from somewhat of a free speech skeptic to one of its most fervent defenders.
- Free Speech and Liberal Education: A Plea for Intellectual Diversity and Tolerance (2020)
- Nazis in Skokie: Freedom, Community, and the First Amendment (1985)
- Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus (2007)
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