The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
November 15, 2019
The Atkins-Pritchard Foundation Speaker
World-recognized advocate for art preservation
Best selling author, The Monuments Men
Recipient of National Humanities Medal
Bringing together history and culture, Robert Edsel educates audiences with over 100 slides of cultural items stolen by Hitlers Nazis and with anecdotes about the men and women who risked their lives to save the treasures from destruction and looting in WWII. The author of two books and a documentary on the subject, Edsel is a recognized authority on “the monuments men and women,” the scholar-soldiers who built the cultural nation America became.
Optional Luncheon: PAC Westby Pavilion