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Did Rome Really Fall?
Aired 4/3/1997

Chariot wheels sparking, it rings out across history the decline and fall of Imperial Rome, the only super-power of its time. The fall of Rome is said by some to be a plausible model for any super-power, including America. But did Rome really fall?
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  Elizabeth Fentress
    Mellon Professor in charge of the American academy in Rome
  Jan Gadeyne
    professor on the Rome campuses of both Temple University and Trinity College

Originally Aired: 4/3/1997

   
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