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Campaign '88 / Bush vs. Dukakis / Pledge of Allegiance #323510

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 06, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Michael Dukakis' veto of Massachusetts mandatory Pledge of Allegiance recitation bill noted campaign '88 issue; Vice President George Bush mentioned. [Senator Dan QUAYLE - recites pledge.] [campaign. hot line spokesperson Doug BAILEY - says issue is emotional.] [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson William SCHNEIDER - compares Bush to Spiro Agnew.] [MAN - comments on patriotism.] [Pol. scientist Theodore LOWI - comments.] Boston children's magazine called "Youth's Companion" noted publishing Pledge in 1892; 1942 law discussed, details given. Richard Nixon's flag strategy during Vietnam war recalled. President Reagan's use of flag symbolism discussed. [CHILDREN - comment on Pledge.]

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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