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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush's proposal that American flag should be protected from desecration by constitutional amendment recalled. Report introduced.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) Democrats reported accusing Bush of playing pols. with flag issue; details given of partisan division on matter. [Representative Jack BROOKS - comments.] National reaction to flag issue examined; scenes shown from altercation between vets. and protesters in Arkansas. [Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - comments.] [Georgetown Univ. law professor Paul ROTHSTEIN - says Constitution should not be amended easily.]
- Rather, Dan;
- Stahl, Lesley
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