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Portrait of 'Gardner Heist'

(Nora L. Gallagher)
By Alex Spanko
Globe Correspondent / March 16, 2010

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The 20th anniversary of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft — in which two still-unknown thieves walked away with $500 million in masterpieces by Rembrandt and Vermeer — conjures up images straight out of a Hollywood heist scene: sneaky burglars in black ski masks, guards bound with duct tape in the basement, shattered glass, and slinky jazz soundtracks. (Full article: 559 words)

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