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Greater Boston; Gardner Museum Theft

09/08/1997

Ron Gollobin, reporter WCVB TV; Daniel Ranalli, professor of art history, BU; John Carroll


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Gardner Museum Theft
Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

Background on heist of $200 million worth of paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston in 1990. Included in the theft were Rembrandt's seascape ‘Storm on the Sea of Galilee' and 15 other valuable paintings. The alleged role played by Myles J. Connor Jr. and William P. Youngworth in the theft and ransom of the paintings. On tape: Anne Hawley, Gardner Museum; Howard Lewis & Richard Klein, William P. Youngworth's attorneys

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Gardner Museum Theft,” 09/08/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_79A6E16CDACD4EB2A8B7EAC05F6EEA65.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Gardner Museum Theft.” 09/08/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_79A6E16CDACD4EB2A8B7EAC05F6EEA65>.
APA: Greater Boston; Gardner Museum Theft. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_79A6E16CDACD4EB2A8B7EAC05F6EEA65
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