The story of John Peter Zengler, who was tried for sedition based on what he printed in his newspaper. His subsequent acquittal established the concept of freedom of the press.

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The story of John Peter Zengler, who was tried for sedition based on what he printed in his newspaper. His subsequent acquittal established the concept of freedom of the press.

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22 July 1939 (USA)  »

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John Nesbitt's Passing Parade: The Story That Couldn't Be Printed  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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