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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(DC: John Cochran) Supreme Court recalled ruling that flag burning is first-amendment form of protest. President Bush reported opposing Supreme Court's ruling. [BUSH - proposes amendment that will protect flag from desecration.] Bush's use of flag during campaign '88 recalled. Senator reported approving resolution opposing Supreme Court's decision. [Senator Joseph BIDEN - says law should be passed, not constitutional amendment.] [Representatives Don EDWARDS, Ted WEISS, Robert SMITH - comment on issue.] [Democrat pollster Harrison HICKMAN - criticizes Bush.] White House spokesperson quoted.

Cochran, John;
Williams, Mary Alice

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