The Latest: Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

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The Latest: Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Onlookers watch as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Fire Department superintendent, chief Timothy McConnell, center, talks to masked workers wearing helmets and bulletproof vests, as they prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Security personnel wearing a mask stands atop a hotel in Lee Circle as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, Friday, May 19, 2017, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Fire Department superintendent, chief Timothy McConnell, right, talks with a masked worker wearing a helmet and bulletproof vest, as they prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Police motorcycles block Lee Circle as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, Friday, May 19, 2017, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Onlookers watch as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Melanie Morel-Ensminger, a Unitarian minister from New Orleans, who is in favor of the removal of confederate monuments, watches as workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers wearing masks, helmets and bulletproof vests prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans. The city of New Orleans plans to take down the confederate statue on Friday, May 18, 2017, completing the southern city’s removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

The Latest: Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Onlookers watch as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Fire Department superintendent, chief Timothy McConnell, center, talks to masked workers wearing helmets and bulletproof vests, as they prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Security personnel wearing a mask stands atop a hotel in Lee Circle as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, Friday, May 19, 2017, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Fire Department superintendent, chief Timothy McConnell, right, talks with a masked worker wearing a helmet and bulletproof vest, as they prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Police motorcycles block Lee Circle as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, Friday, May 19, 2017, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Onlookers watch as workers prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Melanie Morel-Ensminger, a Unitarian minister from New Orleans, who is in favor of the removal of confederate monuments, watches as workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers wearing masks, helmets and bulletproof vests prepare to take down the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, who commanded Confederate armies fighting the United States in the Civil War, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers prepare to take down the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans. The city of New Orleans plans to take down the confederate statue on Friday, May 18, 2017, completing the southern city’s removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
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