Work Life: Museum guard

Karen Harris on the job at the National Museum of Women and the Arts. Beside her is a painting by Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Le Brun: "Portrait of Madame Therese Vestris."

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Tess Vigeland: A year ago, Norway's Edvard Munch Museum reported its version of "The Scream" was beyond repair. Thieves stole it in 2004. It was recovered, but water damaged.

The museum has undergone a $6 million security upgrade, but one traditional element remains: the guards.

On this week's "A Day in the Work Life," we get a tour from another museum's guard in Washington, D.C.


"A Day in the Work Life" was reported by Judith Ritter.

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