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Seeing the Parthenon through ancient eyes

Clip: 02/06/2014 | 6m 2s

An icon of ancient democracy, the story and significance of Athens’ Parthenon has been reinterpreted by numerous cultures. Joan Breton Connelly, author of “The Parthenon Enigma,” joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the landmark’s meaning and whether the Parthenon sculptures (also known as the Elgin Marbles) should be returned to Greece.

Aired: 02/06/14

Rating: NR

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