Philadelphia public art project ponders the meaning behind monuments

JUDY WOODRUFF: What is a monument? And who or what should be honored? These are the questions many Americans are asking in the wake of recent protests over Confederate statues.

They are also the questions one art exhibition is trying to answer.

Jeffrey Brown reports from Philadelphia.

JEFFREY BROWN: Benjamin Franklin is here, of course. William Penn sits atop City Hall. And people line up for a shot with the fictional, but ever popular fighter Rocky Balboa.

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