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Italy / Church Art / Thefts #457480

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1971
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(Studio) Thieves steal works of art for wealthy buyers in Italy.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Palermo, Italy) "Adoration of the Shepherds" stolen from church in Palermo; police believe painting now in hands of private collector; theft of church art has become major problem in Italy.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Rome, Italy) $10 million worth of religious art stolen each year; many private collectors, cmsning. thieves, thought to be American
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Kiker, Douglas;
Mcgee, Frank

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