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The fight to save an Italian forest prized by Stradivari

Clip: 05/12/2019 | 6m 1s

Perhaps no instruments are more sought after than those crafted by Antonio Stradivari, who died nearly 300 years ago. While a catastrophic storm recently wiped out a million trees in the forest where he found his prized lumber, modern instrument-makers and forest rangers are working to save "The Musical Woods.” Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports from the Italian Alps.

Aired: 05/12/19

Rating: NR

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