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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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Accused presidential historian allowed to return home

A federal judge in Maryland is allowing a presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal valuable documents to return to his New York City apartment with GPS monitoring and no Internet access. A judge on Friday denied an appeal of ...

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Presidential historian to remain in custody

A presidential historian charged in a conspiracy to steal documents from archives in several states will remain in federal custody while authorities search his New York City apartment again. Barry Landau’s attorney says a hearing on Landau’s release will be ...

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Presidential historian indicted on federal charges

A federal grand jury indicted a presidential historian and his assistant for stealing and selling historical documents from museums in New York and Baltimore. Initial appearances for the pair were scheduled Friday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. The two ...

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