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Olympic Games / Results / Elgin Marbles #762385

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 15, 2004
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(Studio: Terry Moran) The quest by American swimmer Michael Phelps to win multiple gold medals at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, the loss for the US men's basketball team while the Iraqi men's soccer team won again updated; photos shown.

(Athens: David Wright) The story of the Elgin Marbles taken from Greece's Parthenon 200 years ago presented; scenes shown of the 250 feet of marble carved in the 5th century BC & from the Parthenon; details given of the Greek effort to get back the statues. [Athens Mayor Dora BAKOYANNIS†, British Parliament member Alan HOWARTH†, British Museum Joanna MACKLE†- state their cases for possession of the sculptures.]

Reporter(s):
Moran, Terry;
Wright, David
Duration:
00:02:40

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