Episode from the podcastTravel with Rick Steves

121 Rescuing Da Vinci: How the Allies Saved The World's Masterpieces from World War Two

Released Sunday, 3rd February 2008
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Robert Edsel, author of "Rescuing DaVinci" and producer of the documentary film "The Rape of Europa" joins Rick to describe Hitler's obsession with art, and how a special unit of Allies, known as the Monuments Men, re-patriated Europe's treasures after the war -- and the work that remains to be done today. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.