PBS NewsHour

Louisville Confederate monument finds another home

Clip: 09/13/2017 | 8m 9s

Cities around the country are grappling with whether to keep or take down monuments. In Louisville, Kentucky, a monument honoring confederate soldiers has been the source of controversy for years, even after its removal. Forty miles to the southwest, in the town of Brandenburg, the statue was taken with open arms. Jeffrey Brown reports on Kentucky’s understanding of its past and present.

Aired: 09/13/17

Rating: NR

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