Freedom of Speech, constitutional right of all Americans, is the theme of this painting by Norman Rockwell. The first of a series of Four Freedoms laid out by President Roosevelt in 1941 portrays evidence of the historic heritage of democratic discourse of respectfulness as we share ideas, despite apparent differences. My blog digs deeper into Freedom of Speech: the painting and the topic.
You would be disappointed if I did not include this iconic Thanksgiving feast by Norman Rockwell! The setting is something for us to reflect on this year as we have been forced to define for ourselves: wants vs. needs.
Rockwell’s Four Freedoms inspired a nation during a time of war when we needed comfort, hope and security of home, family and faith