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An amazing collection of stolen German art may go back to the man who has been hiding it for decades

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German prosecutors are trying to sort out what to do with a 1,400-piece collection of mostly Nazi looted art that was discovered two years ago. The investigation is proving to be a challenge. Competing claims on some works have surfaced and Germany's 30-year statute of limitations on stolen art has expired. German officials have now announced they'll return most of the art.

Arts, Culture & Media

An amazing collection of stolen German art may go back to the man who has been hiding it for decades

Updated

German prosecutors are trying to sort out what to do with a 1,400-piece collection of mostly Nazi looted art that was discovered two years ago. The investigation is proving to be a challenge. Competing claims on some works have surfaced and Germany's 30-year statute of limitations on stolen art has expired. German officials have now announced they'll return most of the art.

Arts, Culture & Media

Soundtrack for human rights

Anchor Marco Werman tells us the story behind the song "The Price of Silence." It was produced for today's commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights. But some artists didn't feel free to participate.

Global Politics

Reporting the war at home

How do local newspaper editors balance their duty to report on important issues vs. losing your attention, with stories day after day on the same topic? The World's Jason Margolis visited Mississippi and asked editors at three local papers.

Arts, Culture & Media

Tales of things

Many of the things we buy come fresh out of the box. But get something second-hand, and that object has lived out at least one life with somebody else before you even see it. The World's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.