Monthly Archives: February 2017

“Freedom of the Press” wins two awards!

Freedom of the Press: New York Times v. United States has won a Gold Award at the CINDY Awards and a Silver Award at the Davey Awards.  Freedom of the Press tells the stories of Americans who fought to protect the rights of freedom of speech and freedom of the press for all of us, even if it meant serving time in prison.

Celebrate the 13th Amendment and the Abolition of Slavery

152 years ago today, President Abraham Lincoln signed a joint Congressional resolution proposing the 13th Amendment.  When ratified later that year, the 13th Amendment outlawed slavery in the United States.  Read the text of the 13th Amendment and see an image of the original document at the Library of Congress.