the 17th and 18th centuries. our correspondent, jon kay, takes up the story. 300 years on, he still divides opinion. edward colston, philanthropist and slave trader. only this month, his statue in bristol was defaced. and now his name will go from the city's concert hall. i think it's a fundamental change and a very important decision. trustees say it's time to end the toxic association with slavery. if i've got members of staff who are uncomfortable coming in the building, if there are people, bristolians, and people from further afield who feel that this place isn't for them because of perceived associations, then that's something i can't be doing with. like other ports around the uk, this city is still struggling to come to terms with the role that it played in the brutality of the slave trade. a period which brought wealth and influence, but which also caused lasting shame. so for some, today's announcement was a pointless attempt to air brush history. for others, it's a moral victory. i'd look at that and think a disgusting man. he could have been involved in the transportation
half—six. now, jon kay takes america's route 45 from wisconsin to washington, alabama, talking to people about their hopes, fears and expectations for donald trump. in president trump: the roadtrip.
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