Freedom Of Speech Belongs To All


February 20, 2017

Bob Youngerman, in his Feb. 16 letter to the Times about freedom of speech, refers to the Saturday Evening Post and its covers by Norman Rockwell. I too am old enough to remember the magazine (loved the “short, short” stories) and Rockwell’s covers. The Four Freedoms covers are indeed iconic.

I also share Youngerman’s concern about freedom of speech and insuring civil discourse, but wonder why he singles out colleges for attention. I trust that his concerns extend to the hostile and vituperative reaction of anyone to reasonable expressions of views.

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