Saving History from ISIS Destruction

Columba Stewart, former Member in the School of Historical Studies, was accompanied by 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl on his mission to save historic texts from the destruction of ISIS for a report to be broadcast on Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Of the precious works he saves, Stewart says, "These aren't all religious manuscripts. So some of them are purely history—so those are ones that tell us about political events, and kings, and battles, and famines. It's not simply history of religion, it's history of every aspect of life."

Read more at CBS News.