The Bridge Collapse in Minnesota: Could it Happen Here?
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How safe are the state’s roads, highways? How dangerous is it to postpone repairs and replacements? On Reporter’s Notebook, with ancient masterpieces on their way back to Italy, what’s next for the Getty?
Can California Bridges Hold Up to Inspection? ()
Out of California’s 23,025 bridges, 6.708 were considered “structurally deficient” or “functionally obsolete” as of last year. Tonight, we’ll ask what that means.
- Douglas Failing: District Director for Caltrans
- Hank Koffman: Professor of Engineering at USC
- Robert Bea: Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Will the Getty Lose Its Worldclass Reputation? ()
As we reported last night, the J. Paul Getty Museum will send 40 antiquities back to Italy, including the Aphrodite, bought for 18 million dollars. It is called the “signature” statue in a collection that has been one of the greatest in the world. The deal ends decades of struggle with the Italian government, which claimed the objects were stolen.
- Michael Brand: Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum
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