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Flag Desecration / Amendment #575770

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 21, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) House of Representatives reported voting on constitutional amendment to nullify Supreme Court flag desecration decision; details outlined on screen. Lackluster nature of issue examined; scenes shown of rallies. [Representatives Newt GINGRICH, Richard GEPHARDT - talk about Republican strategy.] Senator Joseph Biden shown at hearing. [Democratic pollster Harrison HICKMAN - comments on low emotions this year.] [Representative Ben JONES - says Constitution "ain't broke and it don't need fixing."] [Representative Gary ACKERMAN - illustrates his views with flag products.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:02:40

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