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WBUR And The Boston Globe Debut Investigative Podcast, 'Last Seen,' On Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

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The back wall of the Gardner Museum's Dutch Room where the empty frames of two Rembrandt paintings hang. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The back wall of the Gardner Museum's Dutch Room where the empty frames of two Rembrandt paintings hang. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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    On Monday, WBUR and the Boston Globe launched the podcast Last Seen, which dives into a true crime story of cops and robbers, dogged investigators and lovable rogues, old and new Boston, and an irresistible mystery.

    Twenty-eight-and-a-half years ago, Boston became home to the largest unsolved art heist in history. On March 18, 1990, two thieves, disguised as Boston cops, entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, tied up the two guards, and stole 13 artworks now valued at half a billion dollars. Not one of those works has been recovered.

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    Kelly Horan, senior producer and reporter for Last Seen a podcast collaboration between WBUR and The Boston Globe.  She tweets @kellyahoran.

    This segment aired on September 17, 2018.

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