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Shouting Fire: Stories From the Edge of Free Speech

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society
  • Director:Liz Garbus


The first amendment of the United States Constitution clearly states that Congress will make no law "abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press," but the fact that the Bill of Rights protects free speech doesn't mean that everyone likes it. Expressing controversial or unpopular opinions has sometimes caused people to be silenced by others, and in the wake of the 9/11 terrorists attacks, some Americans have found that speech isn't always as free as they'd imagine. Shouting Fire: Stories From The...more