PBS News Weekend

Season 10, Episode 84 of 99

A period of stability is allowing Iraq's capital city to experience a cultural renaissance. Baghdad is experiencing a phase of rare stability and security that is allowing it to return to a once burgeoning art scene. In the 1960s, 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. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn reports.

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