We asked historians to imagine a new national monument for 21st-century America.

Fannie Lou Hamer, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Patsy Takemoto Mink, George H.W. Bush. Illustration by Wayne Brezinka for Politico Magazine.

Are there any American “heroes” we can agree on in 2019? This might sound like an abstract question, but for the Fourth of July weekend, Politico Magazine has decided to make it more concrete, asking experts: Who would you put on a new Mount Rushmore?
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