1st Edition

Saving Old Glory
The History Of The American Flag Desecration Controversy

ISBN 9780367302054
Published December 4, 2020 by Routledge
280 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1995, Saving Old Glory provides a detailed account of the origins and development of the American flag desecration controversy.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Origins of the American Flag Desecration Controversy, 1890-1907 -- The Interpretation and Application of State Flag Desecration Laws, 1899-1964 -- The Vietnam War Era Flag Desecration Controversy, 1965-1974 -- Flag Desecration Laws in the Courts During the Vietnam War Era -- The Great 1989-1990 Flag Burning Controversy -- Appendix

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Robert Justin Goldstein is professor emeritus of political science at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.