Preview: Civil War pistols, K.K.K records
Airs Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
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- Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line In this episode, Wes tracks down the original owner of a pair of Civil War pistols.
- Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger Wes searches for the family of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier.
- Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio U.S. Senator Charles Schumer helps Tukufu track down the true story behind a WWI poster.
- Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup Country star Clint Black is floored by what he learns about his book of wanted posters.
- Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner Eduardo investigates the story behind a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl".
- Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage An all rock-and-roll episode featuring stories on Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Frank Zappa.
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- Behind The Detectives: Wes History Detectives host, Wes Cowan opens the doors to his auction house.
- Behind The Detectives: Gwen History Detectives host, Gwen Wright talks us through her unique style and fashion.
- Web Extra: Jamerson Jam Watch this extended version of the Funk Brothers jam session.
- Web Extra: Empire State Building Plane Crash, Eyewitness Eyewitness, Gloria Pall recounts the day a B-25 flew into the Empire State Building.
- Web Extra: Extended Interview - Woolworth Sit In Watch this extended interview with Civil Rights activists, Carl Matthews and Bill Stevens.
- Web Extra: Frank Zappa Watch this clip to see examples of Frank Zappa's artwork.