The $350 Million Haul Of Stolen Medieval Art Found In Texas | The Liberators | Perspective

The $350 Million Haul Of Stolen Medieval Art Found In Texas | The Liberators | Perspective

A tiny Texas town. $350 million worth of medieval treasure. The discovery is just the beginning.

Spoils Off War: Recovering Stolen Art | The Liberators (Full Documentary)

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  1. Della Lyn on October 8, 2022 at 8:54 am

    Those evil American soldiers, stealing in war time after being cast in a friking war where millions lost their lives, and where the Germans wanted to control the world….These men and women suffered unimaginable horrors we as civilians will never understand…

  2. Bernadette Burgoyne on October 8, 2022 at 8:55 am

    He didn’t protect it, he coveted, as did you all at the bank!

  3. Sharon Peek on October 8, 2022 at 8:58 am

    If you don’t want treasures to be looted from your country, you probably shouldn’t start a wars, steal treasures from other countries, and murder millions of people in cold blood.

  4. Nancy Wood on October 8, 2022 at 9:01 am

    Okay, I agree that Joe Tom Meador shouldn’t have taken these art objects, but on the other side of this, the Germans blew this whole case into some issue that just hurt the family mainly of Mr. Meador. I don’t see either side of this issue without fault. The German man probably could have talked to the family first before blowing it into a major, major mess. I just think it all could have been handled differently from the start.

  5. Joseph Lloyd on October 8, 2022 at 9:02 am

    Im very sad the Meador family was so Entitled & disrespectful of the rightful owner. They should never have been paid anything. Its wrong. Greedy, Erogent!! 😡🇺🇸

  6. TheWHIGJr on October 8, 2022 at 9:04 am

    Wonder why the priest chose joe…

  7. Tom on October 8, 2022 at 9:04 am

    At about 47 minutes Lol

  8. Praha Mama on October 8, 2022 at 9:05 am

    he save that for love. protected who knows what robbers to gov. would do. really would leave . family shouldnt pay nothing gov. they should be thankt poor prosecutors.the bankers and layers moralists of america, who leveled dresden became moralist bankers did they profit … same who leveled city after city thank you he didnt stole this. he save this. you see how twisted are the layers bankers and society look where we are today oct. 2 22

  9. Kim Clarke on October 8, 2022 at 9:05 am

    These people are despicable and they should not have profited at ALL. It was stolen. It did not belong to him. And the guy who said I’m not trying to justify what he did but everyone was doing it. Omg. His mother obviously never told him stealing was wrong

  10. #PoliticsAF! #TRISTA4GOVERNATOR! Podcast 🎸 on October 8, 2022 at 9:06 am

    So the Americans stole it eh? Reminds me of when the Americans invaded Iraq and looted the Baghdad museum for its treasures, and GIS were bringing it back in their luggage!

  11. Tom Wery on October 8, 2022 at 9:06 am

    Just another kettle calling the pot black.

  12. Bernadette Burgoyne on October 8, 2022 at 9:07 am

    My god! It’s still theft, they should all be ashamed!

  13. Ekatjam on October 8, 2022 at 9:08 am

    And I thought the Luger my uncle brought home was valuable.

  14. Tom on October 8, 2022 at 9:09 am

    They’re rotten people

  15. Bobalky3 on October 8, 2022 at 9:10 am

    Actually returning these items to the church in Germany is not enough. These items should be given back to the Catholic Church which is the true original owner of these items.

  16. Silver Load on October 8, 2022 at 9:10 am

    Could you imagine how much Art has been thrown in the trash by family members cleaning out a house that grandparents or parents have died and was thought it was junk or replica

  17. Joanne Taylor on October 8, 2022 at 9:13 am

    And this is only one case. The blatant theft is astonishing. There are rules of war to prevent the pilfering, abuse of civilians, etc. Disgusting!

  18. Robert Bolding on October 8, 2022 at 9:14 am

    What would president do in the same situation? I think I know what he would do he would ship most of at home 10% for the big guy

  19. Robert Livingston on October 8, 2022 at 9:14 am

    You know what is really effed up? Imagine how many lives and debauchery it required to bring these treasures into existence. How many slaves died to create these so called, treasures? Also, how did the prewar owners of these treasures come to possess them. Are they the real original owners? Did they make them or did they steal them too? Maybe they should look into where these really came from.

  20. Brian Poisson on October 8, 2022 at 9:15 am

    I here a lot of complaints about this family, why are they not recovering the art that the university of Oklahoma has , and won’t return to the family that it was stolen from ? It’s ok for the University to keep it , but not this family

  21. C A Beverforden on October 8, 2022 at 9:15 am

    The practice of the "Spoils of War" goes back to times of prehistory. This included slavery. There are parts of the world that practice this. It is good that European humankind is evolving.

  22. Blob Monster on October 8, 2022 at 9:17 am

    George Soros went into Jewish homes and took their stuff. He admitted it. Democrats like him. The Kennedys and other old families in the US worked with Nazis and made fortunes. I don’t see Americans complaining about them.

  23. Captain Nathan on October 8, 2022 at 9:19 am

    I’m an American who is not in any way “embarrassed” and trashing these simple soldiers is disgusting. Many were told they were allowed to take an item and most had no idea of the real value. These are men who put their lives on the line to stop a tyrant and save the world from destruction. None of those being critical here spent ten minutes in the horror of battle, watching many of their friends be blown to pieces or wondered every single day if they’d ever see their loved ones again. A

    As for the high level officers who did this, yes, it was not a good thing but it was war! And most of those perpetrators were tried and convicted as they should have been, but it was for what they did to fellow, innocent human beings whom you weren’t about to find alive in a cave somewhere.

    Lets get some perspective before we get on our 21st century high horses and ride them into self-righteous rage.

  24. J J on October 8, 2022 at 9:20 am

    Na i bet its more likely along lines like this, my ancestors sold it to your ancestors for chocolate and a little cash i can’t prove this you can’t prove this there all dead so I’ll claim your ancestors stole it dishonor your name your family’s name you can’t prove otherwise so I’ll get it back, ya I’d bet it’s more like that i say screw them don’t give it back the slander and accusations hell no the shit doesn’t care about anything but the money you destroy it before you return it.

  25. ROSS Bryan6 on October 8, 2022 at 9:20 am


  26. J J on October 8, 2022 at 9:23 am

    Who is to say it was stolen it could have very easily been purchased at the end of ww2 everything in Germany was forsale hell you could purchase a German woman for 10 cent or 2 cigarettes anything they had of value was sold before they sold themselves everything including there children

  27. Daniel Doyle on October 8, 2022 at 9:24 am

    The significance of fact that these valuable items were stolen is not lost on me. It was wrong. It should not have happened. That said, the German people destroying and stealing from the entirety of Europe while they marauded in and conquered and murdered millions… …that is not a thing to justify this act of thievery… but, it is hard for me to see a way to call that crime of thievery by a Soldier anything other than re-appropriating valuables that were amoung so much more of the same on an industrial scale by Germany upon its neighbors. Nothing in me feels sorry for Germany in the loss of anything following that Dammed By God Awful and un-necessary war they manifested upon this planet. We Must Never Forget.

  28. Jacky on October 8, 2022 at 9:25 am

    OMG, touching with barehands !😮😢😮

  29. Steve-O N on October 8, 2022 at 9:26 am

    The reason you get the right to judge Joe Meador is because he didn’t volunteer to return the goods to the Church after the war was long over. Best case, he was told to take them to protect them. if so, he should have given back, and by not after a prolonged period of time, the goods became stolen. Worst case he stole them from the beginning. Either way, he stole them.

  30. Tom on October 8, 2022 at 9:26 am

    @1 hour it’s not nice or funny you’re crooked people.

  31. JO MAMA on October 8, 2022 at 9:32 am

    How embarrassing to the US and how awful ❤️🙏

  32. BeadMeCreative on October 8, 2022 at 9:32 am

    Did Joes nephew just say we don’t have the right to judge his uncle for stealing cultural heritage? We DO have the right to judge a thief lol …

  33. JPDonnelly8 on October 8, 2022 at 9:33 am

    So the Germans looted all of Europe, with many things lost forever, yet, even an American serviceman sends things back, the government goes after him, including the German government.
    It says, he was wrong to take what he took, but it was ok for serviceman to take guns, uniforms helmets and such, kinda strange, ok to steal from other solders, but not ok to take from the government

  34. Joan Hamilton on October 8, 2022 at 9:33 am

    it was not an unusual thing to happen during wartime. I see it as protecting it as who knows where or how the condition would be today BUT it was stealing as sad as the whole thing was. Huh? The saints are demanding prayers to themselves? I think there’s a nut loose in her tree.

  35. That Guy on October 8, 2022 at 9:35 am

    Doubt it was considered stolen back then

  36. gypsy nasada on October 8, 2022 at 9:35 am

    While I don’t approve of theft at all, I look at all this fuss over art stolen from a cave that originally came from a church. When the war was over, did the Germans return homes to the survivors of the Jews they had sent off to Death Camps? Did they give back their golden teeth?
    This is an interesting story. I’m glad the treasures were found and returned. But I don’t have allot of sympathy for the Germans over WW2 issues. They let the SS put their hands on all these items before the Americans ever came.

  37. #PoliticsAF! #TRISTA4GOVERNATOR! Podcast 🎸 on October 8, 2022 at 9:36 am

    Very boring presentation of what should be a fascinating discovery !

  38. David Bell on October 8, 2022 at 9:37 am

    …..and of course a gĀgyi.. figures….lol

  39. gayle mc on October 8, 2022 at 9:38 am

    They were stolen, PERIOD. The laughter from the family is a affront to all those that were honorable.

  40. Terisa Lund on October 8, 2022 at 9:39 am

    And then there’s the Native American artifacts is the Smithsonian, that they won’t give back. The British Museum has a huge amount of stolen treasures from the colonizations, that they won’t give back. There needs to be a reckoning. Looting is looting no matter who does it or where it ends up. Give it back.

  41. Breakthrough Made in USA on October 8, 2022 at 9:43 am

    The Meadors are despicable, shameless and lowest of lows. Texas should throw them out!!!

  42. Rossella Perry on October 8, 2022 at 9:45 am

    Wish I knew a treasure hunter . As a child the basement of the wash room caved in . We were told not to tell anyone. Housing maintenance came and sealed it . Was government quarters.

  43. Ronald Watt on October 8, 2022 at 9:46 am

    Bunch of thieves

  44. Fay Private on October 8, 2022 at 9:48 am

    Incredible story but not surprising that some American GI individuals would have been so tempted by these treasures. Being American doesn’t mean that they were above all other people when faced with such splendid treasures and easy to take home. It’s almost miraculous that they were finally recovered.

  45. Mark uk on October 8, 2022 at 9:49 am

    The blokes private life is of no interest, he was a common thief!

  46. Tom on October 8, 2022 at 9:51 am

    Bob Dylan had an album cover of him painted in white face. These people new of this along time ago. Remote viewers are not new like Robin Cole and Shelly Cooper are saying. People are all full of crap. Sorry the United States soldier took the art. Shameful.

  47. 1COMIXMAN on October 8, 2022 at 9:52 am

    I find it funny that top brass of the allies kept the huge gold and silver stockpiles Germany stole from citizens yet complains and prosecutes when a lowly soldier does it. The allied government stole billions from the hidden treasures Hitler had amased. Stolen art gets sold by Christies and Sotheby all the time. Museums make money from things they’ve stolen from grave robbing over the decades.

  48. Rosie KH on October 8, 2022 at 9:53 am

    Couldn’t finish. I want to vomit on his grave. & the Texas family knew enough to sell it later, so they knew something!

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