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The case of the stolen ruby slippers

92 mins | May 22, 2022

Art fakes, mob connections and the authenticity of 1930s sequins. The world's most iconic pair of shoes, the ruby slippers of Oz, were stolen from a museum in Minnesota. Thirteen years later, they were recovered by the FBI. But where had the shoes been all these years, and who had been caught? Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson explores how a big crime in a small town produced a whodunit as gripping and colourful as "The Wizard of Oz" itself.

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