Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American Comic Book

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History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

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An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

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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.

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History Detectives

History Detectives

Clint Black learns about an old book of wanted posters.

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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.

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Wednesday
7/23/14 10:00 PM
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Wednesday
7/30/14 12:00 AM
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Wednesday
7/30/14 1:00 AM
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Wednesday
7/30/14 3:00 AM
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TBA Fire Station; Face Artifact; Pop Lloyd's Baseball Field Bonnie & Clyde; Al Ringling Theatre; Sears Home Fire Station; Face Artifact; Pop Lloyd's Baseball Field

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This episode fills in the moving story behind letters from a Civil War soldier to his brother and his desire to lead an African American unit. Then, Tukufu Zuberi sets out to identify the source of a piece of fabric with signatures of Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky. Finally, did black artists create the 1950's comic book, Negro Romance?

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