VIDEO: A successful experiment in using lottery funds to finance major and minor heritage restoration projects

From the Eiffel Tower to the Palace of Versailles, France is famous for iconic monuments and other structures.

But the country also faces a large and growing challenge with protecting and preserving its lesser-known historic sites, many of which have suffered decades or even centuries of neglect.

Jeffrey Brown reports from France on PBS News Hour about an experiment in raising new funds to support the heritage restoration cause.

Photo of Eiffel Tower via Adobe Stock.

Watch 7-minute video.

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