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The Vatican's Architecture: 'Genius in the Design'

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The Vatican's Architecture: 'Genius in the Design'

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The Vatican's Architecture: 'Genius in the Design'

The Vatican's Architecture: 'Genius in the Design'

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NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with author Jake Morrissey about his new book The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry that Transformed Rome. The book chronicles the artistic conflict between two architects who worked together in 1624 on a building project inside St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.