Flag Protection & the First Amendment

Two attorneys debated the question: Does the First Amendment prohibit the U.S. from prosecuting protestors who knowingly burn the flag? The following Monday, May 15, 1990, the Supreme Court was to hear oral arguments in two flag desecration cases.

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  • Morton H. Halperin Director American Civil Liberties Union->Washington Office
  • Paul Kamenar Executive Director Washington Legal Foundation->Legal Affairs
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Flag Protection & the First Amendment

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 1990 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 14, 1990 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 11, 1990 | 5:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 1990 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 1990 | 3:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 1990 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 1990 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 1990 | 10:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 1990 | 2:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 1990 | 11:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 1990 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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