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John Peter Zenger (1697 – 1746)

Printer, publisher, editor and journalist whose indictment, trial and acquittal on sedition and libel charges in 1734 was an important contributing factor to the development of the freedom of the press in America.
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John Peter Zenger
Entitle us to the Liberty of proving the Truth of the Papers, which in the Information are called false, malicious, seditious and scandalous.
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