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CBS gives the microphone to the audience in this daily commentary where writers, newsmakers, soldiers, teachers - anyone, really - get to sound off, thoughtfully...with no editing and no holds barred. - freeSpeech: Rep. John Lewis


  • freeSpeech: Rep. John Lewis


    Georgia Congressman John Lewis once marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He talks about the late civil rights leader's legacy.

  • freeSpeech: Annette Ross


    Seven years ago, Annette Ross suffered a spinal cord injury while giving birth. She shares the new perspective she's found a new perspective on life.

  • freeSpeech: Mike Rutherford


    As gas prices continue to climb, British automotive writer Mike Rutherford reminds Americans that many other countries pay considerably more to fill their tanks, but find ways to cut costs.

  • freeSpeech: Elizabeth Edwards


    Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of Former Vice-Presidential Candidate, John Edwards tells us about the gift of decency this Thanksgiving by appreciating the people who serve us everyday.

  • freeSpeech: Mary Lowry


    Mary Lowry, a National Domestic Violence Hotline employee, talks about a phone call she received from a woman who was left with few options after she left her abusive husband.

  • freeSpeech: LaToya Plummer


    LaToya Plummer, a student at Gallaudet, America's top university for the deaf, talks about the protest against the school's new president.

  • freeSpeech: Arianna Huffington


    Political commentator Arianna Huffington says the Republican Party has used fear-mongering as an effective political tactic.

  • freeSpeech: Andrew Haas


    An 89-year-old man was convicted of killing 10 people when he crashed his car into a crowded farmer's market. Dr. Andrew Haas knows how dangerous elderly drivers can be.

  • freeSpeech: John McCain


    Katie Couric spoke to Arizona Sen. John McCain about GOP worries ahead of the midterm elections and when he'll announce whether he's going to run for president in 2008.

  • freeSpeech: Baseball


    Chief Washington correspondent and Washington Nationals fan Bob Schieffer shares some thoughts on the importance of baseball in a time of depressing news stories.