Mitch Landrieu

In Case You Missed It: 60 Minutes Story on Confederate Monuments

What should happen to those taken down?

Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)   New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu: Really what these monuments were, were a lie. Anderson Cooper: A lie in what sense? Mitch Landrieu: Well, in the sense…

Former New Orleans Mayor Awarded for removing Confederate Monuments

Landrieu wins JFK Profile in Courage Award

BOSTON (AP) – The former mayor of New Orleans has been honored for his leadership in removing Confederate memorials in his city. Mitch Landrieu was presented with the 2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday night in Boston for standing behind his decision to take down four monuments. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation paid tribute to Landrieu…