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Quote from Heywood Broun,

"Free speech is about as good a cause as the world has ever known. But it…gets shoved aside in favor of things which at a given moment more vital…everybody favors free speech in the slack moments when no axes are being ground."


Heywood Broun (more quotes by Heywood Broun or books by/about Heywood Broun)

(1888-1939) American journalist, founded the American Newspaper Guild


New York World, 23 October 1926


Speech, Politics


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