CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 19, 1973
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(Studio) Pompeii, Italy, buried by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 BC. Now new city discovered that's believed to have been buried by Vesuvius.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Oplonti, Italy) At foot of Mt Vesuvius, archaeologists unearth building belonging to Roman times. The villa holds exciting finds for archaeologists. Villa is only unearthed remains of city called Oplonti. Questions have abounded for years about mystery city. Now archaeologists say Oplonti was seaside resort for very wealthy. Magnificent art unearthed. From crowded metropolis of Rome, wealthy fled here for return to nature.
REPORTER: Winston Burdett
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