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Review: Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American JournalismUser Review - Ede - Goodreads
An interesting account of the early days of American journalism (and politics) but the storytelling is too distracted and sometimes quite superficial. The author does not go too far to give some ... Read full review
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Review: Infamous Scribblers: The Founding Fathers and the Rowdy Beginnings of American JournalismUser Review - Thom Kahler - Goodreads
Sometimes it's easy to forget--if you ever learned--the political stances that shaped early American journalism. Here you have a narrative of how they originated, shifted, and shaped the country. Read full review
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Page 42 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both!
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