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Behind The Detectives: Wes
History Detectives host, Wes Cowan opens the doors to his auction house.
Explore More Video: Full Episodes
- 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.
- Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage An all rock-and-roll episode featuring stories on Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Frank Zappa.
- 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.
- Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger Wes searches for the family of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier.
- Mysteries from the Wild West The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West.
- Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
Explore More Video: Web Exclusives
- Web Extra: Frank Zappa Watch this clip to see examples of Frank Zappa's artwork.
- Web Extra: Jamerson Jam Watch this extended version of the Funk Brothers jam session.
- Preview: Civil War pistols, K.K.K records Airs Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
- Web Extra: Hollywood Sign Construction Watch archive footage of the Hollywood sign being constructed.
- Preview: disputed picture frame, German toy soldiers Premieres Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
- 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.