On this edition for Saturday, September 15, dangerous flooding and record rains pummel the Carolinas as Tropical Storm Florence slows, and the cost of subsidizing home insurance along the flood-prone coast. Also, a startup will try using blockchain technology to…
By PBS NewsHour
It's part museum, part workshop, part hospital for threatened treasures. At the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence, Italy, conservators work to restore cultural and artistic masterpieces, some of which still bear the damage of a devastating flood nearly 50…
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
In the 14th century, Florence was the center of the Italian Renaissance, but after a devastating flood in the 1960s, it became something else: one of the world’s foremost centers of art preservation and restoration.
By Frank Carlson
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