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Presidential historian pleads guilty to document theft scheme

A memorabilia collector and self-styled expert on presidential history pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring to steal thousands of documents signed by leaders throughout U.S. history. Barry Landau, whose knowledge of the White House earned him appearances on network morning shows, ...

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Assistant pleads guilty in historic document theft

A presidential historian’s assistant pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to steal valuable documents from archives throughout the Northeast. Jason Savedoff, 24, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Savedoff and historian Barry Landau were charged in July with ...

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Hearing set for man charged in documents theft

A presidential historian’s assistant accused of conspiring to steal valuable documents from archives throughout the Northeast is expected back in federal court. A re-arraignment is scheduled in U.S. District Court on Thursday for 24-year-old Jason Savedoff, which often indicates a ...

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Historian accused in theft case seeks to sell Warhol print

A presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal documents from U.S. archives — including papers signed by Abraham Lincoln — is seeking court permission to sell an Andy Warhol print, other artworks and inaugural medals to cover his living expenses. ...

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