Edward R. Murrow: In His Own Words
In this lesson, students will analyze their own identity and how it relates to how others perceive them by reading and discussing a narrative about Edward R. Murrow and McCarthyism.
Reasoned and respectful sharing of ideas between individuals is the primary way people influence change in society/government, and is essential to maintain self-government.
Freedom of Speech
The freedom to express one's opinions without interference from the the government is critical to the maintenance of liberty within a free society.
Individuals must take care of themselves and their families and be vigilant to preserve their liberty.
Citizens are best able to pursue happiness when government is confined to those powers which protect their life, liberty, and property.