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Editor Daily Rundown: NYC Cancels Thomas Jefferson

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NYC CANCELS THOMAS JEFFERSON… NYT: Jefferson Statue Will Be Removed From N.Y.C. Council Chambers

For more than 100 years, a 7-foot-tall statue of Thomas Jefferson has towered over members of the New York City Council in their chamber at City Hall, a testament to his role as one of the nation’s founding fathers and the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.