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Confederate Symbols Are Coming Down. Should Dolly Parton Go Up Instead?

NYTimes.com Tuesday, 16 June 2020 ()
A petition is calling for Tennessee to replace statues and memorials of Confederate generals with the trailblazing performer.
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