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Honor American Day #211263

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 03, 1970
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(Studio) Many flags will fly tomorrow; use, meaning debated.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Dead GI's in flag-draped caskets shown; parents resent flag desecration. [Representative Richard POUDEBUSH - believes flag sacred, representatives all he loves.] Flag business booming; laws concerning use vague and conflicting. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Lawrence SPEISER thinks peace signs and upside-down flags should be allowed.] Patriotic entertainers can wear flag, hippies can't; many wear flag designs; youth say parents replace ideals with symbols, flag representatives repression. [ROUDEBUSH - regrets anyone, black or white, thinks American flag repressive.] Flag controversy bitter, both sides care about country
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:04:40

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