Constitutionality of Flag Burning

The guest is a member of a group that violated the Texas law dealing with flag-burning that is argued before the Supreme Court on the day of this… read more

The guest is a member of a group that violated the Texas law dealing with flag-burning that is argued before the Supreme Court on the day of this discussion. He argued that there is a constitutional right to burn the flag. According to Carl Dix, spokesman, Revolutionary Communist Party, USA this right is inferred in the First Amendment’s freedom of expression. In a particularly interesting exchange, Dix responded to a caller about what he felt the flag represents: oppression, imperialism, and genocide. close

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Constitutionality of Flag Burning

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Program ID:
6717-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 1989 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 1989 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 21, 1989 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 21, 1989 | 9:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 1989 | 12:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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