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Supreme Court / Flag Desecration #332700

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 14, 1990
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(New York: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Rita Braver) Hearing of case by Supreme Court on federal laws prohibiting the defacing of American flag featured; various flag-burning scenes shown. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - says crime rests in destroying the flag.] Response of Justice Antonin Scalia and civil liberties lawyer William Kunstler quoted. [On court steps, "COLIN", Scott TYLER - oppose flag law.] [BIDEN - says flag is a unifying emblem.] [Harvard Law School Charles FRIED - says there is no such thing as political blasphemy in US.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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