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.
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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.
- 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.
- Preview: Vietnamese soldier’s diary, bootlegger’s notebook Premieres Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.