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Mayor asserts battle is ignored

Bunker Hill history at issue

Steve Perkins bowed during a prayer for the Bunker Hill Day commemoration yesterday in Charlestown. Perkins is president of the Colonel William Henshaw Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Steve Perkins bowed during a prayer for the Bunker Hill Day commemoration yesterday in Charlestown. Perkins is president of the Colonel William Henshaw Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. (Pat Greenhouse/ Globe Staff)
By Andrew Ryan
Globe Staff / June 18, 2009

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino made what could be an extraordinary statement yesterday at the base of the Bunker Hill Monument, speaking on the very spot of the bloody struggle that marked a turning point in the American Revolution 234 years ago. (Full article: 423 words)

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