Alexandria, Virginia, Rethinks Meaning Of Confederate 'Appomattox' Statue04:42
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The bronze statue "Appomattox" in downtown Alexandria, Va., on Aug. 14, 2017. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
The bronze statue "Appomattox" in downtown Alexandria, Va., on Aug. 14, 2017. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
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The violent clashes in Charlottesville have intensified the debate over whether cities should remove their Confederate statues.

WAMU's Patrick Madden (@Patrick_Madden) reports that's especially true in Alexandria, Virginia, home to one of the most celebrated Confederate memorials: the "Appomattox" statue.

This segment aired on August 25, 2017.

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