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Fake Art #303178

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Growing fake art industry, aimed at bilking investors, examined in detail; undercover films shown. Fake Norman Rockwell cited as example [Buyer Richard GRASSO - acknowledges being taken.] [New York attorney general Robert ABRAMS - cites growth of counterfeit lithographs.] Proliferation of fake Salvador Dali prints described. [Howard KEEL - is angry over phony Dali.] [Gallery SALESMAN - sells reporter Dali claiming authenticity.] [Art expert Charles HAMILTON - discusses Dali forgery.] [Dali Museum spokesperson A. Reynolds MORSE - notes such stock fraud would bring jail terms.] [US Postal inspector Jack SHAW - explains closing one mail order art business]
REPORTER: Jane Wallace

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Wallace, Jane
Duration:
00:03:00

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