On the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, can understanding differing perspectives on the American flag at the Iwo Jima memorial help us understand the legacy of other statues—and whether they should still stand?
"it's not the people of yesteryear who have to live with these statues. Monuments are given pride of place in our public spaces, so we really need to weigh up what's more important to us: the memory of who we once were or the celebration of who we are now."
A look back at the Civil War ought to be most instructive.
Orrin Hatch tweeted that he was "grateful" for the "great Christmas honor" although the Salt Lake Tribune slammed the longtime senator.
First Bears Ears, now the Grand Canyon.
Nearly half the monuments recently reviewed at Trump's request will reportedly be cut down or face other changes.
At stake: 24 national monuments, millions of acres of land, centuries of history.
It's the 29th time Obama has used his executive power to name national monuments.