The complexities and historical shifts of the interpretation of constitutional rights, freedom of speech and how to fly the American flag.
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Alistair Cooke reflects on the wide-ranging functions of the US Supreme Court.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Statue of Liberty.
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