Barry Landau to be rearraigned for theft of major artwork

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A presidential historian charged with conspiring to steal valuable documents will be arraigned again onTuesday.


Barry Landau, 63, is scheduled to appear in a U.S. District Court room at 4 p.m. in Baltimore, where he may enter enter a guilty plea.

Landau and his assistant, 24-year-old Jason Savedoff, are charged with stealing valuable historical documents from the Maryland Historical Society and conspiring to steal documents from other archives. The men were arrested in the historical society's library in Baltimore last month.

Previously, Landau pleaded not guilty.

He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for the conspiracy; and 10 years in prison for theft of the documents.

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