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News Briefing: Move to Protect Mrs. Astor May Cost an Inheritance

By Kate Golden on October 12, 2009No Comment
  • Their father's conviction may lead Alexander and Philip Marshall, Brooke Astor's grandsons, to lose about $10 million each.  [New York Times]
  • The Whitney Museum of American Art forges ahead with plans to build a second museum at the entrance to the High Line.  [New York Times]
  • If Mrs. Astor's most recent will is upheld, many charities will lose millions of dollars, with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Public Library losing out on an estimated $10 million each.  [New York Times]
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