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New Orleans crews begin removing statue of Confederate general

Reuters India Wednesday, 17 May 2017 ()
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans authorities began dismantling a statue honoring Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard on Tuesday night, marking the third of four historical monuments the city slated for removal because they were deemed racially offensive.
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Crowds gathered again in New Orleans Tuesday night as the city removed a statue of Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard. It was the third monument removed by the city.

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