WPA Mural Studies; George Washington Miniature; Japanese Balloon Bomb

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An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

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

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A matched set of Civil War-era pistols.

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

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

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10/29/14 12:00 AM
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10/29/14 4:00 AM
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