Jim Bohannon: We Should Be Passionately, Shamelessly Promoting First Amendment Benefits

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Meghan Horihan/IowaWatch

First Amendment Rights advocate and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Jim Bohannon was the guest speaker at the 2014 annual banquet.

Jim Bohannon, host of the popular radio news talk programs “The Jim Bohannon Show” and “America in the Morning“, spoke Oct. 2, 2014, in Des Moines at the annual Celebrating a Free Press and Open Government Banquet about the power of the First Amendment, and work he says needs to be done to preserve the freedoms the Amendment promises.

You may view his address here in two parts.

The banquet was hosted by the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism in partnership with the Iowa Freedom of Information Council and Iowa Newspaper Foundation. Additional sponsors were the Associated Press, Iowa Broadcasters Association and the Faegre Baker Daniels law firm of Des Moines.