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A Trove of Stolen Treasure

Detail from the cover of <em>The Medici Conspiracy</em>
Detail from the cover of <em>The Medici Conspiracy</em>

Looters in Italy dig up ancient treasures and sell them to the highest bidder. Some pieces make their way to the world's biggest museums. Author Peter Watson's new book The Medici Conspiracy examines the network behind the trade.

Guests:

Peter Watson, author of The Medici Conspiracy: The Illicit Journey of Looted Antiquities, from Italy's Tomb Raiders to the World's Greatest Museums

Ralph Frammolino, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times;

James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute of Chicago

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