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Why the fate of Bears Ears' cultural treasures is uncertain

Clip: 05/10/2018 | 8m 17s

In the rugged and remote canyons of Southern Utah, scientists say they've barely scratched the surface of discoveries that can reach back millions of years, or shed light on the last 10,000 years of human history. But their work in Bears Ears National Monument is now caught up in the shifting politics of our time, and a dispute over land use and federal oversight. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 05/10/18

Rating: NR

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