The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad

Donny George, director of the national antiquities museum of Iraq, talked about the book The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad: The Lost… read more

Donny George, director of the national antiquities museum of Iraq, talked about the book The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad: The Lost Legacy of Ancient Mesopotamia, published by Harry N. Abrams. As Baghdad fell in April of 2003, the thin deployment of coalition forces made it impossible to protect cultural sites. This book recorded the loss of more than 15,000 pieces, only half of which have been recovered, from a major world museum. Mr. George also talked about the continuing looting of archeological sites. Milbry Polk, one of the editors of the book and a member of the National Arts Club, introduced him. After his discussion, he responded to audience questions. close

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The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad

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Program ID:
186974-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2005 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 24, 2005 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 19, 2005 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2005 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2005 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 24, 2005 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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