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Chicago alderman discusses controversy over process for removing historical monuments

CBS, 08 Apr 2021
A project by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to review historical monuments for possible removal is facing a challenge from Alderman Brendan Reilly, who recently introduced an ordinance that would give the City Council the final say over whether statues are taken down. He spoke about the controversy in an interview with "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano.

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