If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.

George Orwell (1903-1950) English writer [pseud. of Eric Arthur Blair]
Animal Farm, Unpublished Preface (1945)

The original essay was written in 1945 as an introduction to the book, but was left unpublished  It was finally published as "The Freedom of the Press" in New York Times Magazine (8 Oct 1972).

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Jul-10
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