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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- 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".
- Mysteries from the Wild West The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West.
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- Preview: Civil War pistols, K.K.K records Airs Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
- Vietnam Diary Preview Watch the preview of this upcoming History Detectives episode.
- 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: Hollywood Sign Construction Watch archive footage of the Hollywood sign being constructed.
- Behind The Detectives: Gwen History Detectives host, Gwen Wright talks us through her unique style and fashion.
- Preview: WW1 poster, map of Valley Forge, a transistor radio Premieres Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.