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1989

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WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Dred Scott Tyler, a Chicago artist burns an American flag on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, October 30,1989, as part of a protest against new congressional legislation banning flag desecration. Three other people were arrested, including Joey Johnson. It was Johnson's Supreme Court case that promted the debate over the constitutonality of flag burning. (UPI Photo/Files)
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WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Capitol Hill police arrest Dave Blalock (blue suit, center), of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War, after he ignited a flag on the steps of the Capitol on October 30, 1989. Preparing to ignite another flag is a man identifying himself as Dred Scott, a self-proclaimed revolutionary artist. Also arrested were Joey Johnson and Shawn Eichman.(UPI Photo/Files)
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Dan Martino, a street preacher from Chattanooga, Tennessee, argues with Adrienne Gillespie, 15, of Layton, Utah, over the controversial “right-to-die” case before the Supreme Court on December 6, 1989. The court heard arguments in the case of Nancy Beth Cruzan, a 32-year old Missourian woman who has been in a coma since a January 11, 1983 accident. Her parents are fighting the state over their right to remove Nancy Beth’s feeding tube. The preacher’s sign says “Only the Lord Jesus had a right to die!”, and another reads “Only God has the right to pull the plug”. (UPI Photo/Matt Mendelsohn/Files)
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President Bush leans over to chat with Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on June 6, 1989. (UPI Photo/Cliff Owen/Files)
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Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto 6/8/1989 as she addresses 25,000 graduates, alumni and guests at the 338th Harvard University Commencement. She called for an association of democratic nations to help new and struggling democracies. Bhutto, a 1973 Radcliffe College graduate earlier received an honorary doctor of law degree.
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Former President Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, are seen here January 20, 1989 walking toward Nighthawk I, the helicopter which will take them to Andrews Air Force Base for their flight back home to California, following the inauguration of George H.W.Bush. (UPI PHOTO/THE WHITE HOUSE)
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President George and Mrs. Bush stand at the base of the Iwo Jima Memorial 6/30/1989 prior to giving his support for a constitutional amendment countering the Supreme Court's decision to allow flag burning in protest. (UPI Photo/Vince Mannino)
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