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Aug 27, 2017 3:51am EDT
george orwell. we talk with thomas riggs about his book. >> churchill and orwell never met. of 1984's winston. churchill read it twice and loved it. interestingly, orwell, though a socialist, a real leftist all of his life, admired churchill. and wrote that he was the only conservative he admired. >> tonight at 8:00 eastern on c-span's q and a. >> now, a discussion on free speech on college campuses with charlie kerr, founder and executive producer of turning point usa. and political commentator hassan piker. this is an hour. [applause] >> are our microphones on? what is going on, guys? here is the first debate of politicon. just so i can get a better understanding of the room, how many people are charlie kirk fans here? oh, wow. and how many hasan piker fans to we have? roughly equal. equal. seems to be in balance i think. all right. politicon, are you ready for this debate? all right. well, i am the founder of the millennial action project. we are want to keep the piece aired today at politicon. to our left, the host of the young turks, hussein hiker. -- hasan piker. to our left,
CSPAN
Jun 2, 2017 2:47am EDT
of them are lenny bruce and george carlin. they are both at campuses all time. at the time, where people saying, this person should not be on campus? they were saying that then. as soon as you start trying to evaluate people on the basis of the quality of the discourse they are bringing to campus, that is when a lot of people's biases present themselves. judith: i don't know. i think lenny bruce could stand up to a stringent comparison to milo in terms of quality. but i see the problem. greg: people disagree because milo has a combination of conservative humor and bomb throwing and tries to be serious in different ways, similar to what harlan and bruce would do. pranav: i think it is important to understand why these people are being invited to campus, specifically at a campus like berkeley feel disenfranchised in a lot of ways because of the environment they exist in. so they are going to make a decision to invite not the best reflection of their views or the most reasonable person, but a bomb thrower like ann coulter. i think it is important to create that environment, where aga
CSPAN
Jun 1, 2017 10:30am EDT
-- free-speech idols, lenny bruce and george carlin. they are both at campuses all time. where people saying this person shouldn't be on campus, just a potty mouth terrible person? they were saying that then. as soon as you start trying to evaluate people on the basis of the quality of the discourse they are bringing to campus, that is when biases present themselves. >> lenny bruce could stand up to astringent comparison in terms of quality and if we get -- anyway. i see the problem. >> people disagree because milo has a combination of conservative humor and bomb throwing and tries to be serious in certain ways, similar to what harlan and bruce would do. >> to understand why these people are being invited to campus because conservatives specifically a campus like berkeley feel disenfranchised in a lot of ways because of the environment that exists so they are going to make a decision to invite not the best reflection of their views or the most reasonable person but a bomb thrower like and coulter. what we try to do is create an environment at universities where all students feel welco
quote . >> good afternoon and welcome to the george washington university law school. i'm susan karamanian, the associate dean for international and comparative legal studies. i'm delighted to introduce this distinguished panel on a topic that has been front and center in the news over the past year,
was exercised. this is an hour and a half. >> good afternoon and welcome to the george washington university law school. i'm susan karamanian, the associate dean for international and comparative legal studies. i'm delighted to introduce this distinguished panel on a topic that has been front and center in the news over the past year, and that is the issue of freedom of speech on campus. the idea for this panel came last year, when developments were breaking at yale university and the university of missouri. coincidentally, the book of my colleague, and one of our panelists, professor catherine ross, was just coming out. professor ross's book is "lessons in sensorship, how schools and court subvert students' first amendment rights," and it came out in 2015, under harvard university press. we had hoped to do something last spring but time passed, and in some respect the passage of time was a good thing, because this issue is not going away. and so events that play themselves out to a certain extent, yet i think it's appropriate, as we begin the academic year that we have the opport
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