German artists claim responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

Two American flags were replaced by white flags

Two American flags were replaced by white flags last month. (August 13, 2014 7:02 PM)

Two more people have claimed responsibility for last month's flag swap on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Two German artists told the New York Times that they replaced two American flags with bleached ones on July 22. The incident sparked major security concerns.

The artists, Matthias Wermke and Mischa Leinkauf, claim it had nothing to do with terrorism, saying they wanted to celebrate the "beauty...

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