First, we continue ( part 1 ) to trace the birth of free speech in the US, a country that for decades prosecuted dissenters. What caused the radical turn around by the Supreme Court to support free speech? Thomas Healy is the author of, The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind – and Changed the History of Free Speech in America.[ dur: 28mins. ]
- Thomas Healy is Professor of Law at Seton Hall Law School. Author of The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind–and Changed the History of Free Speech in America
Then, on the Scholars’ Circle panel, can historical trauma be used as a means of uniting humanity rather than dividing humanity? Part two of a two part ( part 1 ) panel discussion. [ dur: 30 mins. ]
- Douglas Becker is a professor of international relations at the University of Southern California and author of the chapter Memories and Trauma as Elements of Identity in Foreign Policymaking.
- Dovile Budryte is a professor of political science at Georgia Gwinnett College in Atlanta. She is the author of Taming Nationalism: Political Community Building in the Post-soviet Baltic States and co-editor of the collected volume Memory and Trauma in International Relations: Theories, Cases and Debates.
- Jessica Auchter is professor of political science and public service at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. She is the author of The Politics of Haunting and Memory in International Relations.
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This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.