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Ahead of Festive Trump Event, NY Times Assails Mt. Rushmore as Venue

Posted on AllSides July 2nd, 2020
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Joining a chorus of condemnations focusing on the Mount Rushmore national landmark ahead of President Donald Trump's July 3 celebratory visit there, The New York Times is promoting a report focused on longstanding criticisms of the site.

The Times tweeted, linking to a story about the controversial past of this granite monument to four former presidents:

"Mount Rushmore was built on land that belonged to the Lakota tribe and sculpted by a man who had strong bonds with the Ku Klux Klan. It features the faces of 2 U.S. presidents...

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