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Workers remove last of four Confederate-era monuments in New Orleans — a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee

Seattle Times Friday, 19 May 2017 ()
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers remove last of four Confederate-era monuments in New Orleans — a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee.
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The last of four Confederate-era monuments has been removed by workers in New Orleans. The statue of General Robert E. Lee was lifted from its pedestal early Friday evening. After the 2015 massacre of nine black parishioners in a South Carolina church New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu had proposed the...

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