Shouting Fire: Stories From The Edge of Free Speech

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This documentary film looks at changing interpretations of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution – The laws and court cases that have expanded and, alternatively, reduced Amendment protection of freedom of expression and assembly.

Thesis of the film is that after 9 / 11, the government has taken unprecedented license to monitor, intimidate, arrest and detain citizens and foreigners alike.

The film also looks back to the Pentagon Papers’ case and compared with the cases since 9 / 11 dealing with high school students of speech and protesters march in New York City during the Republican Convention in 2004.

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