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Johnny Cash to replace Confederate statue on Capitol Hill

Johnny Cash to replace Confederate statue on Capitol Hill
Thursday 18
3:2 2019

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signs a bill into law that replaces two statues of 19th-century figures at the U.S. Capitol with statues of civil rights leader Daisy Lee Gatson Bates and country musician Johnny Cash on April 11 in Little Rock. (Hannah Grabenstein/AP) The likenesses of music legend Johnny Cash and civil rights icon Daisy Lee Gatson Bates will appear in the hallways of the U.S. Capitol in marble form, replacing two figures from the Civil War. Last week, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a measure to swap out the statues of individuals from the 19th century for ...

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Summary: Arkansas is swapping two 19th-century figures with music legend Cash and civil rights icon Daisy Lee Gatson Bates.

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