NBC Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1978
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(Studio) National Gallery of Art's need for new space and gift of Pittsburgh's Mellon family, who gave money for Gallery to build new wing in last available piece of land on DC's Mall reported Is noted that land is between Capitol and Lincoln Memorial'.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Description of new wing given; architecture and displays examined. [Gallery director J. Carter BROWN - discusses theme of wing's design.] East Germany's loan of Dresden art collection for opening of new wing noted; collection's survival through World War II mentioned. [Architect I.M. Pei - says light is key to design of interior of wing. Discusses this.] Artworks mentioned.
REPORTER: John Hart
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