Elgin Marbles Controversy

David D'Arcy reports on the ongoing dispute between the Greek government and British museum authorities over the fifth century Parthenon sculptures, or the Elgin Marbles. The Greeks claim England stole the sculptures, but the British maintain they bought them legally 200 years ago.

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