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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Robbery

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Robbery
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The museum staff admits they are more cautious now. “We watch visitors more closely,” says spokeswoman Joan Norris. The FBI still calls weekly. “60 Minutes” is planning a fall segment on the theft. The only visible signs of the robbery are the index-sized cards mounted on tables with the name of the painting and the artist printed in black ink in front of the empty spaces on the wall.

“Mrs. Gardner’s will said the museum was ‘for the enjoyment of the public forever,”’ says Norris. “It’s our responsibility to protect this art forever, not just for today. And we will wait forever for them to come back. We expect them to come back.”

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One Response to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Robbery

  1. Alice Kokoszyna March 22, 2010 at 8:13 pm #

    I find reading on line material is hard on my eyes. I prefer to read manuscript… the printed word.
    I may be due to the back light???

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