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25 Nov, 2021 15:00

Panel edition: 'A culture that feels bad about itself'

On this special panel edition of News.Views.Hughes, we welcome Hilary Fordwich of Strelmark, former NTSB official Jamie Finch and Ed Martin of the Phyllis Schlafly Eagles to discuss the recent removal of a Thomas Jefferson statue from New York City Hall after 187 years, a move opposed by the city’s GOP minority. Is the quest to “cancel” elements of our history motivated by a constructive impulse or by hatred and ignorance? Hear their fearless, candid and necessary discussion about what's at stake when people in power want to erase or rewrite pillars of US history.

But first, Americans are projected to spend almost $200 billion in holiday travel this year. We take a look at how airlines are bracing for the onslaught. Preparations include Taekwondo classes for some stewardesses. Plus, a first edition of the US Constitution, printed in 1787, was sold at auction for more than two million dollars. It is one of only eleven known to exist. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte shares the details.