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Art / Klimt Paintings #827400

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Tomorrow’s opening in Los Angeles of a display of 5 paintings by Austria's Gustav Klimt noted.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) The fight by 90-year-old Maria Altmann† to get the paintings, which were stolen from her family by the Nazis, returned featured; paintings, including the portrait "Adele Bloch-Bauer I” of Altmann’s aunt, shown; details given about Altmann’s lawsuit against the Austrian government, which claimed that Adele willed the paintings to an Austrian gallery. [ALTMANN – talks about her aunt Adele; recalls the Nazi invasion of Austria; reacts to the return of the paintings.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Bowen, Jerry

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