PBS NewsHour

Stability gives Baghdad a chance at a cultural renaissance

Clip: 04/20/2019 | 9m 38s

Baghdad is experiencing a phase of rare stability that is allowing the community to rebuild its art scene. Iraq's capital city was a beacon for artists whose world-renowned works were supported by a sizable middle class. While decades of war and political upheaval stifled that once-vibrant scene, the city is now experiencing a cultural renaissance. Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn reports.

Aired: 04/20/19

Rating: NR

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