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“The Monuments Men,” a film based on a true story, depicts an international team of middle-aged art experts during WWII who are racing to liberate priceless art from the Nazis. Many of the real-life team members were Harvard-trained. The book's author, Robert M. Edsel (center, photo 1),  joined Diane McWhorter (left) and Lucia Allais for the IOP panel discussion, which  included one of the film's actors, Matt Damon, via Skype (photo 2).

A monument to saved art

Harvard-trained conservators were key players in tracking, rescuing priceless works in World War II



Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, delivered the Godkin Lecture and took questions from students last night at Harvard Kennedy School.

Freedom in motion

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi outlines vision for Burma in Kennedy School talk