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David Schechter

The SMU Meadows Museum, known as one of America's great university museums, recently discovered three of its most prominent works have a breathtaking past.

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They were part of the biggest art heist in the history of the world: Adolf Hitler's systematic plundering of priceless art from Jewish families. The paintings' history was discovered by Robert Edsel, the director of Monuments Men Foundation in Dallas. The group identifies and returns priceless art that was stolen from Jewish families.

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