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Why restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral has prompted debate

Clip: 11/15/2019 | 7m 27s Video has closed captioning.

In April, the world watched in horror as flames engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral, the beloved Gothic symbol of Paris dating to the Middle Ages. Now, seven months later, a debate swirls over how to repair the structure, which lost its famous spire and roof in the fire. As Jeffrey Brown reports from Paris, questions about environmental hazards, stability and aesthetics are all sources of heated debate.

Aired: 11/15/19

Rating: NR

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