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Ten O'Clock News; Gardner Museum theft

03/19/1990

Director and curator of Gardner Museum and art historian speculate on identity and motives of thief of major works from museum at a press conference and in an interview. Comments on the museum's security system. Photos of stolen pieces.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Gardner Museum theft

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:03:56

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Art museums
Theft
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Arts
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Gardner Museum theft,” 03/19/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D7C0DFC15B54FDEAB2A2ED80502F728.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Gardner Museum theft.” 03/19/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D7C0DFC15B54FDEAB2A2ED80502F728>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Gardner Museum theft. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D7C0DFC15B54FDEAB2A2ED80502F728
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