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New Orleans Mayor: 'We Will No Longer Allow The Confederacy To Literally Be Put On A Pedestal'

Overnight masked workers guarded by snipers removed a prominent Confederate monument in the city of New Orleans, in a controversial move that Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Monday morning was “not about taking something away from someone else.”

Longtime New Orleans journalist Tim Morris ( @tmorris504) joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to discuss the fallout.

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