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Saluting Seigenthaler, First Amendment Champion

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By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center vice president/executive director 07.29.07

John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center, wasn’t really present at the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

But there he seems to be — courtesy of some computer-age graphic magic — standing with the Founders of the Republic in a reproduction of a mural by painter John Trumbull that now hangs in his office, a tongue-in-cheek gift from his colleagues.

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