massachusetts gazette


THE ISSUE: Democracy Dies in Darkness 1786

THE ISSUE: Democracy Dies in Darkness, 1786

Against this backdrop of chaos, this May 1, 1786 issue of The Massachusetts Gazette published this persuasive explanation of freedom of the press, addressed to the printers of America It reads as an earlier version of the more recent "Democracy Dies in Darkness."[caption id="attachment_1212389" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Massachusetts Gazette, May 1, 1786.[/caption]The Issue is a regular[...]