The Statue and Monument Review Task Force: It’s hard to evaluate people like Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant in their time

John Williams

A tourist reaches to rub the nose of Abraham Lincoln for good luck which visiting Abraham Lincoln’s Tomb, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Most of the historic sites in the Springfield area have seen a decline in attendance despite last year’s increase in tourism statewide. The Illinois Office of Tourism says more than 109 million visitors traveled to the state last year, an increase of 3.5 percent from 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

The Statue and Monument Review Task Force Spokesperson State Representative Tim Butler (87th-Springfield) joins John Williams to describe who decides which statues to bring down after their legacies have come into question.

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