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October 23, 2020 – Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at more fallout over last week’s destruction of a monument on the Santa Fe Plaza. The toppling of the controversial obelisk left the city divided; many had been calling for its removal, while others wanted it left alone. Mayor Alan Webber now says he realizes he waited too long to form the truth and reconciliation committee he promised in June, but that now he will be moving ahead with its formation. The Line talks about what might replace the now-destroyed monument. 

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panelists: 
Serge Martinez, professor, UNM School of Law 
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator 
TJ Trout, radio personality, 770 KKOB 

For More Information: 
Santa Fe Mayor Webber: An Enormous Moment –  Los Alamos Daily Post 
Questions Arise on Whether Historical Relics Were Inside Torn Down Obelisk –  KRQE-TV 
City to Move Forward With Cultural Commission After Obelisk’s Destruction –  Santa Fe New Mexican 
Santa Fe Mayor Vows Quick Action Amid Fallout From Obelisk Attack –  Santa Fe New Mexican 
A History Of Controversy –  Albuquerque Journal