WMF’s Lisa Ackerman was a guest on Al Jazeera America on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, to discuss Babylon and the destruction of cultural, historical, and archeological heritage.
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In 1880, Argentina was living through a particularly turbulent political period. Interior provinces – resentful of Buenos Aires’s position as both federal capital and capital of the wealthy Buenos Aires province – wanted to move the seat of national government inland, but powerful interests wouldn’t budge.
This week, lawmakers in Goshen, N.Y., have a last chance to save an archetype of midcentury modernist architecture — and themselves from going down as reckless stewards of the nation’s heritage.