Two protesters arrested in Capitol clash over Forrest bust

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 01, 2019 6:45 AM CT | Published: February 28, 2019 2:47 PM CT

Two students are expected to be charged in connection with an incident with legislators at the State Capitol over the controversial Nathan Bedford Forrest bust. The bust prompted a letter from U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis to Gov. Bill Lee asking for its removal. 

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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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