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Hometown Conversations: Will removing monuments and statues remove history?

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Hometown Conversations

Katie Phernetton and Dr. Cheryl Jimenez Frei discuss the removal of monuments of historical figures.

Across the country and right here in Wisconsin we have seen statues and monuments torn down by either protesters or officials after calls for their removal. These actions have sparked debates, some praising the actions, others saying it will erase history.

For this week's Hometown Conversation News 18's Katie Phernetton sat down with a historian, Dr. Cheryl Jimenez Frei, who is an expert on monuments and the cultural identity they bring. She says this topic is way more complex than we may think.

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