Is it acceptable to destroy cultural objects as if they were land mines? This is a question faced by archivists in Germany, where many of the country's historical films were shot
on explosive nitrocellulose. A bitter fight has broken out in Germany over whether the film should be preserved or destroyed.
Read the story here: http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,814106,00.html#ref=nlint