Texas v. Johnson Flag-burning Case

Johnson, a member of the Revolutionary Communist Party Youth Brigade, was the defendant in the Texas v. Johnson flag-burning case. In… read more

Johnson, a member of the Revolutionary Communist Party Youth Brigade, was the defendant in the Texas v. Johnson flag-burning case. In 1984 he was arrested for burning a flag at the Republican convention in Dallas. On June 23, 1989 the Supreme struck down the Texas law prohibiting desecration of the American flag. close

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Texas v. Johnson Flag-burning Case

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8454-1
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Call-In
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 21, 1989
Last Aired:
Jul 23, 1989

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  • Jul 21, 1989 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 23, 1989 | 7:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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