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Federal Hall: John Peter Zenger and The Bill of Rights

Federal Hall: John Peter Zenger and The Bill of Rights

When we visited Federal Hall National Memorial on Wall Street in lower Manhattan, we saw a display dedicated to John Peter Zenger, a New York newspaper publisher from the early 18th century. Zenger went to jail for a sensational “freedom of speech” case. His trial was held here at the site of Federal Hall, in […]