Walk-around of the base of the statue.
Picture 3 of 3.
The text reads:
THE FREEDOM FORUM
The Freedom Forum is a nonprofit, nonpartisan international foundation
dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people. In the
United States, the foundation focuses on the five freedoms guaranteed in the
First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but places special emphasis on the
free press and other issues related to the news media. Around the world The
Freedom Forum promotes free expression and development of an independent news
media. As a trustee of The Freedom Forum and the First Amendment Center, Alan
B. Shepard Jr. shared the foundation's devotion to a free press. He was not
only a valued trustee, but a friend to the many people he touched. Alan
Shepard will be remembered for his space exploration. But his legacy includes
his commitment to freedom around the world.