USA

  • National Park Service employees clean green paint from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, July 26, 2013.
  • Green paint is splattered on the base of the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, July 26, 2013.
  • A close up shows markings in green paint on the base of a statue of Joseph Henry, the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, outside the institution's Washington headquarters, July 29, 2013.
  • Live news television vans are parked alongside a statue of Joseph Henry, the first secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, after it was vandalized with green paint, outside the institution's Washington headquarters, July 29, 2013.
  • William Adair of Gold Leaf Studios removes green paint from the organ in the Washington National Cathedral's historic Bethlehem Chapel, July 30, 2013.
  • William Adair of Gold Leaf Studios and his staff work to remove green paint from the organ in the Washington National Cathedral's historic Bethlehem Chapel, July 30, 2013.

Vandalism in Washington

Published August 01, 2013

U.S. authorities are investigating whether a Chinese-born woman is responsible for the worst series of vandalism of historic sites in Washington in recent years.


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