Painting to be protected

December 31, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST
Capitol Rotunda workers will hang a giant doughnut-shaped drop cloth just below the painted ceiling during repairs on the dome. Rotunda visitors whose necks can stand to crane will still see "The Apotheosis of Washington" through the doughnut hole.

RELATED STORIES: 2-year $60 million renovation starts for U.S. Capitol's famous dome