FBI Stings: Recovering Stolen History DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: December 10, 2005
Hear from a legendary agent who has helped recover millions of dollars of precious art and artifact.
- SAVE OUR HISTORY details threats to important reminders of America’s past.
- See how one man risked his life to recover priceless treasures and artifacts.
- Go inside the FBI's Art Crimes Unit with one of its most successful agents.
Preserving our cultural heritage sometimes means putting one's life on the line. In this dramatic special, SAVE OUR HISTORY bring to life some of the most remarkable sting operations of a daring FBI officer.
In the course of his career, Special Agent Bob Wittman has recovered a treasure trove of stolen historic and cultural objects worth millions of dollars. Combining archival material, interviews with law enforcement officials and criminals, and reenactments, SAVE OUR HISTORY tackles three of Agent Wittman's most remarkable cases. Time and again, he risked his life by posing as an art broker or dealer in an array of successful stings. This exciting hour introduces the FBI's Art Crimes Unit and reenacts Wittman's successful efforts to crack important cases, and agent Wittman (seen only in silhouette) provides commentary.