Columbus never set foot here. Why do we remember him? | Curio

Columbus never set foot here. Why do we remember him?

9 mins | Jun 25, 2020

How our origin story has changed and adapted over time to suit modern political purposes. "By the end of the 19th century, Columbus became a useful symbol to urban political machines seeking to consolidate the support of the growing Italian-American immigrant community, especially in New York where the monument at Columbus Circle was erected."

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From The Washington Post