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It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. With first-ever interviews, unprecedented access, and more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A joint production from WBUR and The Boston Globe.
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Episode 10: 'Last Seen' Live

Episode 10: 'Last Seen' Live

2018-11-1901:01:124

A behind-the-scenes conversation about how we investigated the most sensational unsolved art heist in history.
Episode 9: 'The Big Dig'

Episode 9: 'The Big Dig'

2018-11-1200:38:408

We follow a mobster's tip to excavate a lot in Orlando.
Episode 8: 'Flimflammer'

Episode 8: 'Flimflammer'

2018-11-0500:44:018

After a parallel heist gone wrong, did Brian McDevitt succeed at the Gardner Museum?
Episode 7: 'I Was The One'

Episode 7: 'I Was The One'

2018-10-2900:37:068

Was the world's greatest art thief the inspiration, or actually the mastermind, of the Gardner heist?
This is a story about how to plot an art recovery, and then blow it entirely.
Episode 5: 'The Bobbys'

Episode 5: 'The Bobbys'

2018-10-1500:33:159

We trace the art's possible path from Boston to Connecticut to Philadelphia.
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Jon

Love this story!

Feb 9th
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Camie Snow

no more episodes?

Jan 15th
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Michaelforgothispassword ,

Camie Snow there will be more in the new year

Apr 10th
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Jamie Kuper

Very interesting story! What a shame these thieves got away with this...someone must know something! I think maybe the security supervisor 🤔

Dec 1st
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Justin Faist

stay tuned with preet

Nov 12th
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