Helen Mirren to testify about Nazi-stolen art
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Actress Helen Mirren is heading to Capitol Hill to advocate for the return of stolen art.

In the movie "Woman in Gold," the award-winning actress plays a Jewish woman who fights for the return of her family’s long-lost art collection that was stolen by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

But Mirren is also fighting for the return of stolen art off the screen. On Tuesday, she will testify before the Senate about the issue, which has drawn bipartisan support.

The Senate hearing will be co-chaired by two Texas Republicans — John CornynJohn CornynRepublican leader: ‘For all practical purposes’ there’s no difference between an FBI informant and a spy Schumer: Congress must stop reported ZTE deal 'in its tracks' Hillicon Valley: Experts worry North Korea will retaliate with hacks over summit | FBI works to disrupt Russian botnet | Trump officials look to quell anger over ZTE | Obama makes case for tighter regs on tech MORE and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzGOP senators introduce Trump's plan to claw back billion in spending Pro-Trump super PAC raises .5 million in 6 weeks Trump has exposed Democratic hypocrisy on prison reform MORE — who are pushing the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act along with Sens. Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis Schumer'Right to try' is a win for patient rights and President Trump Overnight Finance: White House planning new tax cut proposal this summer | Schumer wants Congress to block reported ZTE deal | Tech scrambles to comply with new data rules OPEC and Russia may raise oil output under pressure from Trump MORE (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.).

The purpose of the legislation is to “facilitate the return of artwork stolen by Nazis during the Holocaust to their rightful owners or heirs,” the lawmakers say.

Also testifying at the hearing will be former Ambassador Ronald Lauder, who serves as chairman of the World Jewish Restitution Organization, and Agnes Peresztegi, president of the Commission for Art Recovery.