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Follow up: Couple of issues with Confederate flag column

I’ve been to the Washington and Lee University campus several times, and I didn’t remember seeing a lot of Confederate flags flying around during my visits.

Chris Graham: Robert E. Lee, the Confederate flag, and Washington and Lee

It’s hard at first glance to imagine Washington and Lee University scrubbing its Lexington, Va., campus of Confederate flags and other signs of the Old South, but that’s what a group of law students at Washington and Lee is demanding, with the most controversial request of the self-styled Committee being that the school repudiate one of its namesakes, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, who after the Civil War served as president of the school.


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