“A nation stays alive when its culture and history stay alive.”

Posted on August 24, 2008


So says the sign on the National Museum in Kabul, and so believed the museum workers that hid thousands of objects from Taliban destruction for 16 years.  At the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., nearly 230 of these objects are on display in the exhibit, “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures From The National Museum, Kabul.”

Read the inspiring story “Rescuing Afghani Art & History” on CBS News online.