Addressing Alaskans: "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures"
Former F.B.I. special agent Robert Wittman has recovered more than $225 million worth of stolen art and cultural property resulting in the prosecution and conviction of numerous individuals. From Rembrandt’s 1630 “Self-Portrait”, to Native American Apache medicine man Geronimo’s eagle feather war bonnet to one of the 14 original copies of the Bill of Rights, Whitman has investigated high profile art theft all over the world. At a luncheon hosted by the Alaska World Affairs Council on Friday, September 10 Whitman shared stories from his recent book, soon to be movie, Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World Stolen Treasures.
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RECORDED: Friday September 10, 2010
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday September 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m., repeats Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
SPEAKER: Robert K. Wittman, former F.B.I. special agent; author, Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World Stolen Treasures
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