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Bush / Flag Burning #327659

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Supreme Court recalled ruling that burning American flag is protected form of protest. Report introduced.

(Studio: Lesley Stahl) President Bush reported opposed to flag burning. [BUSH - calls for constitutional amendment to outlaw desecration of flag.] [Representatives Carroll HUBBARD, Bob STUMP - oppose flag burning.] [Representative Don EDWARDS, Senator Gordon HUMPHREY - condone flag burning.] [Democrat consultant Harrison HICKMAN - criticizes Bush.]

(Studio: Dan Rather, Lesley Stahl, Bob Schieffer) Possible amendment banning desecration of flag discussed.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Public opinion with regard to flag burning examined. [Vet. Joseph CROWLEY, artist Leon GOLUB, Findlay, Ohio, flag rally spokesperson Marjory BUCKINGHAM - comment on issue.] [California state legislature Tim LESLIE, John BURTON - argue issue.] California legislature noted voting to outlaw flag burning.

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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