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New technologies for conservation of artifacts damaged in Iraq

From: Julie Unruh <jaunruh>
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2003
Peter S. Graham <psgraham [at] syr__edu> writes

>Where is our press in asking the tough questions and writing the
>tough commentary about a secretary of defense who wonders if there
>really are that many vases in Iraq?

I agree, and would like to add the comment that being asked to write
a story about new conservation technologies sounds as if you're
being asked to reassure the public that there is a magic fix for the
damage done.  There is no magic fix.  The damage is horrific and the
loss is heartbreaking.

Julie Unruh
Conservator


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