BTH: The Night They Drove Forrest Down

Jan 5, 2018

Bruce McMullen, chief legal officer with the City of Memphis, discusses the removal of confederate statues in Memphis.
Credit WKNO-TV

Perhaps the biggest Memphis headline of 2017 happened just a few days before Christmas. The City of Memphis sold two of its iconic parks to a newly minted nonprofit to expedite the removal of two Confederate monuments. This week on WKNO's Behind the Headines, the city's chief legal officer, Bruce McMullen, talks about the unseating of Civil War icons Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis with host Eric Barnes and Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News