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Supreme Court / Hate Symbols Ruling #587184

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 22, 1992
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Carl Stern) Supreme Court ruling striking down a Saint Paul, Minnesota, law prohibiting hate symbols such as cross burning featured; scenes shown of cross burning. [Russell JONES, son Clifton JONES - comment on cross burning in their yard.] Supreme Court arguments of Justice Antonin Scalia summarized. [Saint Paul NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Steve ZACHARY - notes difference between cross-burning and flag burning.] [Georgetown University David COLE - comments on attempts to regulate hate speech.] (Artist: Betty Wells)

(Studio: Jane Pauley) Impact of today's ruling on college campuses said to be the topic of today's America Close Up segment.

Pauley, Jane;
Stern, Carl;
Wells, Betty

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