It's Time For A New Flag, Nebraska State Senator Says State Sen. Burke Harr says Nebraska's flag flew upside down at the state capitol for 10 days and nobody noticed. Whoever raised it didn't realize the blacksmith hammering an anvil was on his head.

It's Time For A New Flag, Nebraska State Senator Says

It's Time For A New Flag, Nebraska State Senator Says

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State Sen. Burke Harr says Nebraska's flag flew upside down at the state capitol for 10 days and nobody noticed. Whoever raised it didn't realize the blacksmith hammering an anvil was on his head.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A Nebraska state senator says it's time to design a new state flag. Burke Harr says Nebraska's flag flew upside down at the state capitol for 10 days and nobody noticed. The flag is picturesque. It has a blacksmith hammering an anvil; a steamboat; a passing train. But it's hard to pick all that out. And whoever raised it did not realize the blacksmith was on his head. Maybe it wasn't a mistake. An upside-down flag is a sign of distress. It's MORNING EDITION.

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