‘60 Minutes’ Spotlights Items Stolen from National Archives

‘60 Minutes’ Spotlights Items Stolen from National Archives

The Wright brothers’ airplane patent, along with photos taken by astronauts on the moon, are among the items that have been stolen from the National Archives. Tonight, “60 Minutes” takes a look at some of the thefts, along with a recovery team formed by the Archives that is working to find the stolen items. A con man behind bars for the largest theft of historic artifacts in U.S. history is also featured in the episode, airing at 7 p.m. (Eastern) on CBS.

By Don Kaplan, New York Daily News

Updated: October 28, 2012 — 12:05 PM
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