Constitutional Amendment on Flag Burning

In this ceremony, President Bush proposes a constitutional amendment outlawing desecration of the American flag. He is joined by the… read more

In this ceremony, President Bush proposes a constitutional amendment outlawing desecration of the American flag. He is joined by the drafters of the proposal, Representative Michel and Senator Dole. There are two common themes in the speeches made by the four individuals. First, flag burning goes beyond the intent of the founding fathers. Secondly, while the proposed amendment would indeed limit the freedom of expression, it is not unique in this regard. Other laws and amendments also restrict civil rights to some degree. close

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Constitutional Amendment on Flag Burning

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Program ID:
8207-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 30, 1989 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 03, 1989 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jun 30, 1989 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 30, 1989 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 1989 | 11:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 1989 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 1989 | 5:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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