Embrace of S. Vietnam's Flag at Issue

Today's standard flag for Vietnam.

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A growing number of states are recognizing the old flag of South Vietnam.

A growing number of states are recognizing the old flag affiliated with South Vietnam. hide caption

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The California state Assembly considers a resolution that would formally recognize the flag of the former Republic of Vietnam in lieu of the current Vietnamese flag, as eight other states have done.

Experts say the trend could create tension amid warming relations between the United States and Vietnam. Robert Siegel talks with Van Tran, a Republican assemblyman from the 68th district.

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