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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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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".
- Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
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- Web Extra: Wes on Fakes History Detectives host Wes Cowan talks about fakes.
- Web Extra: Jamerson Jam Watch this extended version of the Funk Brothers jam session.
- Web Extra: Rusty Richards Exclusive for History Detectives. Rusty Richards performs 'So You Want to be a Cowboy'.
- Web Extra: Hollywood Sign Construction Watch archive footage of the Hollywood sign being constructed.
- Behind The Scenes: Season 10 Discover what goes on behind the scenes on History Detectives with our hosts.
- Web Extra: Frank Zappa Watch this clip to see examples of Frank Zappa's artwork.