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April 22, 2009

The State of The Artifacts

Archeologist Brian Rose is also just back from Iraq. He's spent the last few years training American military personnel about the antiquities they'll encounter and the fragile historical sites they might be protecting - but until this recent trip, Brian had never seen these things himself.

He tells Dick what a thrill it was to see up-close some of the objects he's long been teaching about from a textbook. And he shares his perspective on how well Iraq has survived the war.

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