Confederate Monuments and Memorials: What Role Will They Play in this Year’s Elections?

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The Jefferson Davis monument on Monument Avenue in Richmond. (Credit: Wikipedia)

It may be 2017. But listen to candidates for statewide office, and you might think it’s the 1860s. Michael Pope has this look at how the Election of 2017 is playing out against a backdrop of Virginia’s Civil War history.

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