Painting of a man standing and speaking at a town hall meeting, with other meeting attendees looking at him in the background.
Freedom of Speech by Norman Rockwell
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Roy Cohn whispers in Senator McCarthy's ear.
Senator Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn
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Mario Savio in front of student protester crowd at Berkeley.
Mario Savio
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Protesters at UC Berkeley protest who should or should not speak at Berkeley.
UC Berkeley protest
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The Tinker children of Des Moines, IA, became the focus of a US Supreme Court ruling in 1969, protecting symbolic speech.
The Tinker family
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Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement holding signs and banners in a downtown Chicago street.
Black Lives Matter
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A “pro-choice” demonstrator invades a “pro-life” crowd at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
Pro-Choice activist amidst Pro-Life protesters
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Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, poses with signs used to picket military funerals.
Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church
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Ku Klux Klan and other white nationalist and anti-Semitic militants gathered in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017.
Charlottesville, VA, confrontation
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