Justice Charles Evans HughesJustice Charles Evans Hughes, (1862-1948) Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Charles Evans Hughes Quote

“The liberty of the press is not confined to newspapers and periodicals. It necessarily embraces pamphlets and leaflets. These indeed have been historic weapons in the defense of liberty, as the pamphlets of Thomas Paine and others in our history abundantly attest.”

Justice Charles Evans HughesJustice Charles Evans Hughes
~ Justice Charles Evans Hughes

Lovell v. City of Griffin, 1938

Ratings and Comments

E Archer, NYC

Freedom gains ground with every 'leaflet' that inspires a person to take their stand.

Anonymous, Reston, VA US

Far too few in the press understand that they too have a duty... far too many are just paid political operatives...

Me Again
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Me Again    1/22/07

Amen for the Press!

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EGL, LA    1/22/07

Film and the internet have replaced the pamphlet in the modern era.

Jack, Green, OH

Electronic press, too - blogs

Franklin, Barnett

Needs to scroll on TV screens along with other great quotes from OUR history!


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