Resolution calls for removing Forrest bust, honoring other Tennesseans

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 27, 2020 1:03 PM CT | Published: January 27, 2020 12:55 PM CT

State Rep. Rick Staples of Knoxville is calling for removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from the State Capitol and replacement with recognition for one or two Tennesseans he believes more worthy.

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Rick Staples Nathan Bedford Forrest Anne Davis William Yardley Tennessee Capitol
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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