Washington Post Discussion on Race Relations and Historical Monuments

Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis talked about race relations and controversy over historical monuments. They spoke with… read more

Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis talked about race relations and controversy over historical monuments. They spoke with the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart. The former mayor talked about his decision to remove Confederate monuments in his city, saying, “If the city wants to live with integrity...those monuments were essentially just a big fat lie.” He later defended the rights of protesters, calling them patriots. “The traitors are the guys that are up on the monument,” he added. close

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Washington Post Discussion on Race Relations and Historical Monuments

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Program ID:
474601-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 07, 2020 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 07, 2020 | 11:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 07, 2020 | 1:24pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 07, 2020 | 11:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2020 | 6:09pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO

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