Universal Friends

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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.

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Wednesday
9/3/14 12:00 AM
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9/3/14 4:00 AM
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Civil War-Era Submarine; Red Cloud's Pipe; The Edison House Monopoly; Japanese Internment Camp Artwork; The Lewis and Clark Cane Civil War-Era Submarine; Red Cloud's Pipe; The Edison House Monopoly; Japanese Internment Camp Artwork; The Lewis and Clark Cane

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Our contributor has inherited a most unusual document. The yellow, three-page record dates 1791 and reads, "Act of Incorporation of the Universal Friends." The Universal Friends were an early, controversial religious group with a woman leader named Jemima Wilkinson, the first religion founded by an American born woman. Gwen Wright unravels the mysteries of this short-lived religious community.

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