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American Flag / Bicentennial #42911

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 20, 1976
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(Studio) Report on American flag.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Oaks, Pennsylvania) Flag sales booming. Usually sales total $25 million. Bus. up 40-50% due to bicentennial. Flag plant shown. Flag flown at battle of Bennington, VT, is most popular. [Flag historian Dr. Whitney SMITH - describes how bicentennial lets people be proud they can fly flag. Some countries do not permit citizens to fly national flag. Kuwait has law that fines anyone habitually flying national flag.] Smith has flag that flew at US' centennial celebration.
REPORTER: James Walker

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:02:30

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