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Black History Month: Marc Doyle reflects on Dr. Margaret Burroughs

Black History Month: Marc Doyle reflects on Dr. Margaret Burroughs

Every February, we as a nation celebrate Black History.  This month, I have been thinking back, fondly, to the time that I spent with Dr. Margaret Burroughs, who along with her husband Charles,... more >


Update: Egypt Reopens Museums

As I reported last week, I have been very impressed by the apparently instinctive decision on the part of a large number of protestors in Tahrir Square to risk their safety, maybe their lives, to form a human chain around the Egyptian Museum to prevent looters from escaping and to prevent any more looters from breaking in to the museum. This struck me as extraordinary. Yesterday, when the... more >


Protecting the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Protecting the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

As a person who loves to visit museums and has made a career out of producing documentary television about museums, I am fascinated by the emerging story of what happened at the renowned... more >