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July 26, 2006
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U.S. museums still may contain many Nazi-plundered artworks, a new report found. “The U.S. has traditionally been a leader in Holocaust restitution,” Gideon Taylor, executive vice president of the Claims Conference, said at a news conference Tuesday in New York, yet only 12 percent of artworks in U.S. museums possibly stolen from Holocaust victims have been fully researched and the results publicized, according to the survey by the Claims Conference and the World Jewish Restitution Organization.

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