Legislative leaders say another hurdle remains to remove Forrest bust

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 15, 2020 4:31 PM CT | Published: September 15, 2020 4:26 PM CT

Tennessee’s lieutenant governor and House speaker are entering the fight over Nathan Bedford Forrest, saying another step should be taken before the Historical Commission can consider a waiver to remove the Confederate general’s bust from the State Capitol.

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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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