George Clooney Calls for Britain to Return Elgin Marbles

February 17th, 2014

Actor George Clooney has chimed in on the growing debates over repatriation, calling for Great Britain to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece, and subsequently drawing strong response from British citizens and officials.  “He’s an American,” says John Whittingdale, the chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee.  “I suspect he doesn’t know why it is that Britain came to acquire the Elgin Marbles. There’s a very strong view in this country that they should stay in the UK.”

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