WERU News Report 4/19/11

Producers/Host: Amy Browne, John Greenman

Supporters of the effort to return Judy Taylor’s History of Maine Labor mural to the Department of Labor in Augusta, held a rally this morning in Bangor, across from the Federal Courthouse, in conjunction with a hearing on their lawsuit which charges that Governor LePage violated citizens’ First Amendment right of access to the mural by removing it. WERU’s John Greenman recorded the event, and this afternoon we have highlights, starting with Art historian Daniel Kany who spoke as the hearing was coming to a close: