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Colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor

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Statue of Liberty: Colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York, in the United States. The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel. The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886.

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Ken Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty poem welcomes "people from Europe"

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, defended his remarks about the poem on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants who can "stand on their own two feet."..
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Stephen Colbert bashes Ken Cuccinelli for Statue of Liberty poem 'update'

Amid Ken Cuccinelli's controversial comments about the famous Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty sonnet, Stephen Colbert has an edit of his own.
USATODAY.com - Published

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Castro slams Cuccinelli over Statue of Liberty remark [Video]Castro slams Cuccinelli over Statue of Liberty remark

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday for saying that the Statue of Liberty poem refers..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

NYC's largest rooftop farm grows in Brooklyn [Video]NYC's largest rooftop farm grows in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Grange's newest rooftop farm in Sunset Park spans 55,000 square feet of cultivated space. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Trump says he's 'tired' of taypayers paying for immigrants [Video]Trump says he's 'tired' of taypayers paying for immigrants

President Trump says he is 'tired' of seeing people immigrate to the United States and immediately go on welfare, in the face of the poem on the Statue of Libery, which says in part, "give me your..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

 

Trump immigration official Ken Cuccinelli tweaks the Statue of Liberty poem

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, was asked in an NPR interview if he agreed that the words etched on the Statue of Liberty are part of the American ethos...
CBS News - Published

Google doodle celebrates the US women's soccer team's World Cup win

The Google illustration shows Lady Liberty as "a victorious football player flying the flag of our country," artist Roxie Vizcarra said.
USATODAY.com - Published

A tribute to Lady Liberty

This week the $100 million Statue of Liberty Museum opens on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It tells the story of the creation of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's statue back in the 1800s - a gift of..
CBS News - Published

Edwin Drummond, 73, Who Turned Climbing Into Activism, Dies

A poet as well as a mountaineer, he climbed the Statue of Liberty and Nelson’s Column in London to draw attention to causes.
NYTimes.com - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Woodstock, Oprah, Clooney

Woodstock 50 is back on; Oprah Winfrey talks about freedom of movement at Statue of Liberty museum launch; George Clooney opens up about his motorbike crash. (May 16)
USATODAY.com - Published

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open

A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. (May 13)
USATODAY.com - Published

A new museum for Lady Liberty

The $100 million Statue of Liberty Museum opens this week on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, telling the story of the creation of the most recognizable symbol of America
CBS News - Published

Commercial guided tours will soon be banned from parts Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty

Certain commercial guided tours are about to be banned in parts of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty in New York.
USATODAY.com - Published

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens

A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.
USATODAY.com - Published

Statue of Liberty climber sentenced to community service, probation

A woman convicted of trespassing and disorderly conduct after she climbed the Statue of Liberty's stone pedestal on July 4 last year to protest U.S. immigration policy was sentenced to 200 hours of..
Reuters - Published

Statue of Liberty climber scales Austin, Texas building

Therese Patricia Okoumou came down after an 8-hour standoff
CBS News - Published

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