Some Americans responded to 9/11 with suggestions that the attacks came from within; others wanted those opinions silenced. As in 1927 and 2014, the public debated the balance between trumpeting sex, scandal and sin with protecting the community.
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1927: Publishers Test Right to Print Scandalous Stories
Jay Near and Howard Guilford write sensational, tabloid-style stories in their newspaper The Saturday Press. After being shut down for publishing "scandalous" material, they sue for infringement of freedom of the press.
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