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Hidden for a decade, mural revealed

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New York NOW reveals a controversial painting that has been concealed inside the State Education Building for over a decade. Originally commissioned after the Civil War, this 18' x 30' mural, titled 'Centennial of America,' is a magnificent piece of work by French artist Adolphe Yvon.  So why has it been covered up for all of these years? Watch the full program above.

Also, we discuss the latest news in Albany with Ken Lovett of the Daily News, Jon Campbell of Gannett News Service and Karen DeWitt of New York Public Radio.

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