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Greeks split over construction to improve Parthenon access

Clip: 07/28/2021 | 6m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

The United Nations world heritage body, UNESCO, wants Greece to stop installing concrete paths around the iconic Parthenon atop the Acropolis in Athens. Much of the work has been completed, intended to make it more accessible for tourists, especially the wheelchair bound. But critics call it criminal. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Athens about how the debate is playing out.

Aired: 07/28/21

Rating: NR

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