Crowd gathers in New Orleans to watch statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee being removed

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Gen. Robert E. Lee stood erect, arms crossed defensively over his chest, as workers in masks and protective vests gathered with power tools Friday to oust him from his prominent 133-year perch in the heart of New Orleans.

Just after dawn, a removal crew converged around Lee Circle, a traffic roundabout...


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