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.
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- Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
- 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.
- Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger Wes searches for the family of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier.
- 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".
- Mysteries from the Wild West The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West.
- Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief We investigate WWII era patches with an evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb.
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- Preview: disputed picture frame, German toy soldiers Premieres Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
- Behind The Detectives: Gwen History Detectives host, Gwen Wright talks us through her unique style and fashion.
- Season 10 Preview New season premieres Tuesday, July 17th, 2012, 9/8c
- Web Extra: Frank Zappa Watch this clip to see examples of Frank Zappa's artwork.
- Web Extra: Hollywood Sign Construction Watch archive footage of the Hollywood sign being constructed.
- Behind The Detectives: Wes History Detectives host, Wes Cowan opens the doors to his auction house.