Free Speech Movies & TV
This film takes a Hollywood-enhanced look at the confrontation between CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and anti-communist witch-hunter Joseph McCarthy. The film explores the pressures placed on free speech through both government officials and commercial sponsors.
This film is a bit dated, but its exploration of the First Amendment questions surrounding the attempt of a neo-Nazi group to march in Skokie, Illinois, a community with a large population of holocaust survivors, is still provocative.
This documentary follows the Dixie Chicks as they deal with the commercial consequences of the political speech that offended their country-western audience.