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Art Crime and the FBI: Pursuing the Priceless

Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 7 p.m.
Book signing to follow
McAlister Field House, The Citadel

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More riveting than any Hollywood art heist, join Robert Wittman, celebrated as the “most famous art detective in the world,” as he shares the thrills of recovering over $300 million worth of stolen art from notorious criminals, opportunistic museum janitors, and high-ranking diplomats from Miami to Madrid during his 20-year career as an undercover FBI investigator and founder of the FBI’s Art Crime Team.
 
Copies of Mr. Wittman’s New York Times best-selling book Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures are available for purchase on the web site and a limited number of copies will be available at the event.

$10 general admission, $5 student, free with Citadel ID

This lecture is made possible by the Brawley Fine Arts Fund, The Citadel Alumni Association, The Citadel’s School for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and The Citadel Foundation.