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Johnny Cash statue to replace Confederate figure on Capitol Hill

By Chris Mills Rodrigo - 04/17/19 06:51 PM EDT
 

Statues of music legend Johnny Cash and civil rights icon Daisy Lee Gatson Bates will replace two Confederate figures on Capitol Hill.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) this month signed a law calling for the statues of Arkansas attorney Urah Milton Rose and former Gov. James P. Clarke to be replaced in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol.

Hutchinson said in a weekly address that the change was being made “to update the statues with representatives of our more recent history.”

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, who first reported the swap last week, noted that Rose and Clarke are controversial figures.

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https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/439425-johnny-cash-statue-to-replace-confederate-figure-on-capitol
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Hutchinson said in a weekly address that the change was being made “to update the statues with representatives of our more recent history.”
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Replacing the founder of the Rose Law Firm with Johnny Cash?

I actually like the sound of that.
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