Speaking of Liberty is an old time radio show which focuses on the importance and value of citizenship and liberty for all people regardless of race, creed, or color. The show features top writers, reporters, and intellectuals as they reflect about the meaning of democracy on the eve of America's entrance into WWII. The show is informative about the American Constitution, law, the definition of civil liberties, and other intellectual and fascinating topics.
Some guest speakers include:
- Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Carl van Doren
- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herbert Agar
- American novelist Fannie Hurst
- Newspaperman, Chinese scholar and an American Confuciust Carl Crow
- Suffragist and future diplomat under President John F. Kennedy Florence Harriman
- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Florence Harriman
- Philosopher and Pacifist Bertrand Russell
Created by the Council of Democracy and hosted by the author of the Nero Wolfe series, Rex Stout.
For more compelling intellectual listening of the era, see also: America Town Meeting of the Air, Living in an Atomic Age and University of Chicago Roundtable. See also: Gallant American Women.