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CBS News 13 Jan 2021

Descendant of Robert E. Lee says Confederate flag at the Capitol was "attack on our democracy"


When violent rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, many could be seen carrying the Confederate flag. Reverend Robert W. Lee IV, the great-great-great-nephew of Confederate general Robert E. Lee, joins CBSN to discuss the flag's legacy, and condemned those who carried it during the deadly Capitol assault.

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