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Gone, but not forgotten

Gardner Museum recalls art heist as 19th anniversary nears

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By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / March 14, 2009

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After two men dressed as Boston police officers conned their way into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum after midnight on March 18, 1990, and stole artwork now valued at $500 million, South Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger started pressuring people to find out who did it, according to a longtime associate of the gangster. (Full article: 1023 words)

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