Protecting ancient treasures in Mideast war zones

Aired: 9/24/2014 | 0:07:28 | Clip
Northern Iraq boasts thousands of archaeological sites dating to the beginning of civilization, and they are being destroyed by the Islamic State militants. Meanwhile, more than 3 years of civil war in Syria has laid waste to much of the country's ancient history. As part of our Culture at Risk series, Jeffrey Brown talks to researchers who are on the frontlines of preservation in the face of war.

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