1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum

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History Detectives Special Investigations Preview

History Detectives Special Investigations Preview

History Detectives

The detectives are back with a new mission: Solving the biggest mysteries in American history! History Detectives Special Investigations premieres Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

History Detectives

History Detectives

A matched set of Civil War-era pistols.

60 min.

History Detectives

History Detectives

Clint Black learns about an old book of wanted posters.

60 min.

Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

History Detectives

A story of two Civil War letters, mystery aviation autographs & a 1950s black comic book.

John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

History Detectives

A spear from John Brown's raid, America's Siberian war and Ronald McDonald's first suit.

Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

History Detectives

An internment camp cane, the spyglass that saw revolution and a rare gold rush relic.

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Wednesday
12/3/14 12:00 AM
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Wednesday
12/3/14 1:00 AM
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Wednesday
12/3/14 3:00 AM
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Wednesday
12/3/14 4:00 AM
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Orphan Film Reel; Chinese Opium Scale; Hermann Goering's Shotgun Survivor Camera; Alcoholics Anonymous Letter; Tallahassee Mystery Cross Orphan Film Reel; Chinese Opium Scale; Hermann Goering's Shotgun Survivor Camera; Alcoholics Anonymous Letter; Tallahassee Mystery Cross

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In this episode, the notes scrawled in the margins of this 1775 Almanac give us intimate insights into how loyalties strained families during the Revolution. Then a garage sale find ties a woman to the grandfather she never met. Was he the phonograph exercise guru of the 1920s? And did NASA unwittingly smuggle Andy Warhol art to the moon?

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