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Monday, November 12, 2007

More Monuments: Repairing or Replacing the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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In honor of Veterans Day, the New York Times has a video about the dispute over cracks in the marble at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  Should the marble, whose cracks have been steadily growing larger, be repaired or replaced?  This is yet another example of the controversies over monuments and their meanings.

Image: The panoramic of Missouri Gold Star mothers meeting with General Pershing at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider in 1930 is from our friends at the Library of Congress.

Alfred L. Brophy
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