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No Confederate flag outside new Virginia museum

There will be no Confederate flag on display outside the new Museum of the Confederacy at Appomattox, Va. when it opens Saturday. Museum president and CEO Waite Rawls admits he has taken heat for the decision. But he is adamant that the museum’s exterior “reunification promenade” is an exhibit and it is meant to show what its name implies, with row of flags from each of the Confederate states that ends with a much larger U.
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