There have been roughly a dozen reports of vandalism to Confederate monuments in symbols in 2019 already.
Two statues of Confederate military generals have been covered in black shrouds since August.
"Monuments are not how we record history—books are, museums are, Ken Burns 12-part miniseries are."
"Washington and Jefferson are known for a lot of reasons," says Wood. "You only know Robert E. Lee because he fought to keep slavery."