world this weekend - sun apr 8 2012 April 8, 2012

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Tonight the possibility of peace in Syria is in tatters as the government turns viciously again on its citizenry in Homs, and Syrian opposition leaders refuse to sign on to the plan for a mid-week cease fire. The Pope speaks on Syria in his Easter sermon. Also in the show -- a fine art tour of Last Suppers. Da Vinci's depiction is the most famous view of that event, but there are at least ten other significant versions by other artists in Florence alone, and they are often more accessible and in better condition than Da Vinci's. This and more …



Tonight the possibility of peace in Syria is in tatters as the government turns viciously again on its citizenry in Homs, and Syrian opposition leaders refuse to sign on to the plan for a mid-week cease fire. The Pope speaks on Syria in his Easter sermon. Also in the show -- a fine art tour of Last Suppers. Da Vinci's depiction is the most famous view of that event, but there are at least ten other significant versions by other artists in Florence alone, and they are often more accessible and in better condition than Da Vinci's. This and more tonight...