Book Discussion on Rescuing Da Vinci

Robert Edsel talked about his book, Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole Europe’s Great Art: America and Her Allies… read more

Robert Edsel talked about his book, Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole Europe’s Great Art: America and Her Allies Recovered It, published by Laurel Publishing. Robert Edsel described the Nazi theft of Europe’s artistic treasures during World War II and their recovery by the Allies. He detailed the work of the 350 servicemen and women who were responsible for protecting and liberating masterpieces by artists such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. His talk included a visual presentation of photographs from his book. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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  • Robert M. Edsel Founder and President Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art

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Book Discussion on Rescuing Da Vinci

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197094-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2007
Last Aired:
May 29, 2007

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  • Mar 18, 2007 | 1:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2007 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2007 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 2007 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2007 | 4:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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