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The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America

by D.W. Griffith

The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America was D.W. Griffith's first response to the attacks made on The Birth of a Nation. In it he played on the 'intolerance' of those who would not permit him freedom of speech in his films. This view on intolerance led directly to the creation of the film of the same name.

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English

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English

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1916

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D.W. Griffith

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David Wark Griffith was an American film director. Considered one of the most influential figures in the history of the motion picture, he pioneered the art of the narrative film. Griffith's film The...

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