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Stolen 50 Years Ago, FBI Returns Antique Guns to Their Rightful Museums

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Museum of the American Revolution President and CEO R. Scott Stephenson welcomes the return of artifacts stolen from the Valley Forge Historical Society in 1970.

The FBI returned fourteen historic guns to the museums from which they were stolen fifty years ago. Representatives from five different history organizations in southeast Pennsylvania gathered at the Museum of the American Revolution to have their weapons repatriated back to them. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports.

(Original air-date: 1/7/22)