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Flag burning at an anti-Vietnam War protest

Flag burning at an anti-Vietnam War protest

The United States flag was burned in New Zealand during anti-Vietnam War protests in the late 1960s. This photograph was published in leading protester Tim Shadbolt's 1971 book Bullshit and jellybeans .

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Alister Taylor Publishers
Reference: Tim Shadbolt, Bullshit and jellybeans. Wellington: A. Taylor, 1971, p. 103

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Flags - Flag law and protocol', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33992/flag-burning-at-an-anti-vietnam-war-protest (accessed 28 June 2017)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2016