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Greece / Elgin Marbles #435996

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 05, 2000
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(British Museum in downtown London: Tom Mintier) The Greek government's pressure on Britain to return the 2500-year-old "Elgin marbles" taken from Athens in the early 19th century in a disputed purchase examined; scenes shown of the marble panels in the British Museum. [Greek foreign minister George PAPANDREOU - says it would be a great event to have the marbles come home to Greece in time for the Olympic Games.] [British culture secretary Chris SMITH - says the marbles are here for viewing.]

Mintier, Tom;
Woodruff, Judy

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