Funding Debated for Barnes Art Collection

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Philanthropic organizations offer to help raise $150 million to move the Barnes Foundation's treasured art collection to downtown Philadelphia. Two-thirds of the sum would go toward the move and a new gallery. Skeptics worry the plan doesn't provide enough money to rebuild the collection's endowment and ensure its future. Joel Rose of member station WHYY reports.

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