The First Amendment on TV

September 25, 1994: The First Amendment on TV

Date: September 25, 1994

The First Amendment Center produces “Freedom Speaks,” a half-hour issues-oriented First Amendment program that addresses topics like freedom of information, political correctness and flag-burning. The series runs until 1999 and is succeeded by “Speaking Freely,” a series that focuses on the First Amendment, the arts and American culture. The program runs from 2000-2004, with guests that include Robert Redford, above left, Yoko Ono, Susan Sarandon and Russell Simmons discussing their views on free expression and the First Amendment.