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Trump plans fiery speech for Mount Rushmore fireworks

UPDATED: Fri., July 3, 2020

President Donald Trump planned a fiery Mount Rushmore speech Friday night including denunciations of protesters he says are trying to “tear down” the nation's history. He's adding condemnation of those who pull down statues to a big fireworks show and his more traditional July Fourth praise of America's past and values.
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Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

UPDATED: Fri., July 3, 2020

 Thousands gathered in this river city in 1940 to dedicate a new bridge in honor of white supremacist Edmund Pettus, a Confederate general and reputed Ku Klux Klan leader. Just 25 years later, the bridge became a global landmark when civil rights marchers were beaten at its base.

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