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United States vs. Art Thieves: Priceless Tales of the FBI's Real Indiana Jones

Event name: United States vs. Art Thieves: Priceless Tales of the FBI's Real Indiana Jones
Date: April 1, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Colket Center Wortmann Ballroom
Event Type: Speakers & Lectures
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Robert Wittman, former senior investigator/founder of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Art Crime Team and author of The New York Times bestseller, “Priceless: How I went undercover to rescue the world’s stolen treasures,” will discuss his lengthy career and his advocacy for the importance of art historical objects.

Wittman’s work in recovering more than $300 million in stolen art and cultural property has taken him around the world to recover items that include ancient Peruvian golden artifacts, a Rembrandt painting and Geronimo’s eagle-feathered war bonnet. This talk is sponsored by Roanoke’s Art History Program, the Turk Pre-Law Program, and the Department of Fine Arts.

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