PBS NewsHour

Greece seeks to bring back ancient sculptures from the UK

Clip: 03/03/2019 | 6m 35s

When the Parthenon in Athens fell into ruins in the 1800s about half the marble sculptures there were removed and sent to the British Museum.Greece wants the marble sculptures returned but so far, Britain has refused. In a story we first broadcast in September, 2018, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay explains the centuries-old controversy over the marble sculptures.

Aired: 03/03/19

Rating: NR

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