Attorney Martin Garbus’ client list is a who’s who of the world’s foremost artists, politicians, corporations, scientists, and political dissidents.
In a career spanning half a century, he’s represented actors Sean Connery and Al Pacino, authors Tom Brokaw and Nancy Reagan, and even Nobel Prize winners Vaclav Havel and Andrei Sakharov.
Although Garbus holds a diverse practice, he is perhaps most famous—and in some circles, infamous—for his work in First Amendment law.
His career was chronicled in the HBO documentary Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech and in his memoir Tough Talk: How I Fought for Writers, Comics, Bigots, and the American Way. In 2007, he received PEN International’s First Amendment Award.
Martin Garbus is our guest today on So to Speak: The Free Speech Podcast.
This is the inaugural episode in a series that will profile the careers of some of the world’s most prominent free speech advocates. In the episode, we dive deep into some of Garbus’ most interesting—and sometimes scary—career moments:
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