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Europe / Floods / Germany / Dresden #708314

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 18, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Dresden: Ron Allen) The effort in Dresden, Germany, to save the city's artistic treasures from the flood waters featured; scenes shown of the Elbe River & the art museum, where old masters' paintings are stacked up. [Zwinger Palace Museum's Dr. Gregor WEBER‡- comments on taking out 4,000 paintings; expresses relief about the flooding.] [At the Albertina Museum, curator Ular BISCHOFF‡- says the building is so strong.] [Tour guide Kristof MUENSCH‡- says the cultural life will be preserved.]

Allen, Ron;
Seigenthaler, John

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