CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1972
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(Studio) Italy's artistic landmarks fall victim to envtl. changes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Venice, Italy) 4 bronze horses of Saint Mark's Cathedral, 1900 years old, beginning to rot away from industry fumes. (Florence, Italy) Bronze doors of Baptistery rot as chemical content of air changes. (Rome, Italy) Villa Farnezina built at height of Renaissance, falling to pieces. Foundations weakened by tremors of traffic. Restoration undertaken, but project has limited budget. Restoration of Raphael's "Galatea" makes frescoe as fresh as new.
REPORTER: Winston Burdett
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