Monday, February 11, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Talk about Roosevelt at Noon at the Archives + Evening Talk about Art Crimes at the Arts Club at 6:30pm on TUES, Feb 11th, Free, Thanks to, a Fabulous Resource for Arts & Culture events in DC, MD & VA

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Tuesday, February 11th

Lunchtime - Author Talk & Signing - Archives
Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War
12:00pm - 1:00pm
In his book Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War, author Richard Moe examines President Roosevelt’s actions and motives in running for a third term and discusses the monumental effects this had on the country’s foreign policy as Roosevelt replaced isolationism with his own brand of internationalism. Book signing will follow the program.
National Archives
between 7th & 9th on Constitution Ave NW
Metro: Archives

Evening - Talk about Art Crimes in History - Farragut West
Art Crimes of the 20th Century with Thomas Kline
6:30pm - 8:00pm
In anticipation of the release of the movie The Monuments Men, Thomas Kline, who has handled numerous claims and lawsuits involving the return of stolen artwork, will discuss the motivations and means of committing these crimes and the consequences still faced today by art collectors, museums and the art market. Kline will also steer curious readers toward seminal books on the topic, including The Monuments Men (basis for the movie) and Rescuing Da Vinci, both by Robert M. Edsel, and The Rape of Europa, by Lynn H. Nicholas.
Arts Club of Washington
Monroe House
2017 I St, NW
Metro: Farragut West or any of the 30's buses along I St

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