CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 1984
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(Studio) Supreme Court's 1943 ruling upholding citizens' right not to salute American flag recalled, quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Randolph, Massachusetts) Controversy here over high school student Susan Shapiro's refusal to salute flag in class examined. [SHAPIRO - explains her position.] [School superintendent John ZOINO - supports Shapiro's right not to stand.] Controversy said arising after Shapiro's teacher verbally chastised her. [STUDENTS - debate issue.] Justice Department's involvement explained. [SHAPIRO - fears bodily harm.] Anti-Semitic reactions by some noted. [Gerald SHAPIRO - feel issue illustrates nation's freedom.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow
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