Thirty years after Chagall’s “Othello and Desdemona” was stolen from a Manhattan apartment, the FBI found it locked inside a makeshift wooden box labeled “Miscellaneous High School Artwork.” Was it the building’s maintenance man who stole the work for Bulgarian mobsters? We discuss the details of this 1988 burglary on this week’s episode.
Episode artwork by Adam Nicholson.
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Music by Patrick Damphier.
Show artwork by Saskia Keultjes.