1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum

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History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

History Detectives

An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

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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.

Schedule

Sunday
11/2/14 4:00 AM
WGBX 44
Wednesday
11/5/14 12:00 AM
'GBH Kids
Wednesday
11/5/14 1:00 AM
'GBH Kids
Wednesday
11/5/14 3:00 AM
'GBH Kids
TBA Doc Holliday's Watch; Civil War Female Soldiers; Japanese Internment Camp Artwork Hermann Goering's Shotgun; Calf Creek Arrow; the Edison House Doc Holliday's Watch; Civil War Female Soldiers; Japanese Internment Camp Artwork

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