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History Detectives

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Tackling the mystery of the SS Sultana

History Detectives

Tackling the mystery of the SS Sultana

The story of the SS Sultana. What caused the deadly explosion?

Tackling the mystery of the SS Sultana

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Deleted Scene: Swing Kids in Hamburg

History Detectives

Deleted Scene: Swing Kids in Hamburg

London professor Les Back tells Tukufu about WWII-era Germany's underground jazz scene.

2:30

Deleted Scene: Swing Kids in Hamburg

2:30

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

History Detectives

Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

London professor Les Back tells Tukufu about segregation of black soldiers during WW II.

2:03

Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

2:03

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

History Detectives

Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

Wes Cowan interviews Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer about Rueben Hatch,

2:19

Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

2:19

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Sultana mystery reveal

History Detectives

Sultana mystery reveal

The History Detectives come to a conclusion about the Sultana mystery.

3:20

Sultana mystery reveal

3:20

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Kit Carson Family Secrets

History Detectives

Kit Carson Family Secrets

Did this antique biography once belong to Kit Carson’s family?

13:28

Kit Carson Family Secrets

13:28

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Tumbling Tumbleweeds - The Luck and the Loss

History Detectives

Tumbling Tumbleweeds - The Luck and the Loss

We investigate the tragic story behind the most famous cowboy song ever.

11:45

Tumbling Tumbleweeds - The Luck and the Loss

11:45

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History Detectives

Sons of the Pioneers

Archive footage of the Sons of the Pioneers performing Tumbling Tumbleweeds.

Sons of the Pioneers

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Web Extra: Rusty Richards

History Detectives

Web Extra: Rusty Richards

Exclusive for History Detectives. Rusty Richards performs 'So You Want to be a Cowboy'.

1:59

Web Extra: Rusty Richards

1:59

Video thumbnail: History Detectives The Real Kit Carson

History Detectives

The Real Kit Carson

Tukufu Zuberi meets with fellow detective Wes Cowan to discuss Kit Carson's background.

3:41

The Real Kit Carson

3:41

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Poet Laureate of the West

History Detectives

Poet Laureate of the West

Eduardo Pagan provides background on Bob Nolan, a member of the Sons of the Pioneers.

5:08

Poet Laureate of the West

5:08

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History Detectives

Anti-War Protesters

Archive footage of Vietnam War protesters in 1966

Anti-War Protesters

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History Detectives

Integration Report

Integration Report, 1960, showing African American students arrested for staging a sit-in

Integration Report

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History Detectives

Fifth Column

President Franklin Roosevelt explains the threat of Nazi spies within the United States.

Fifth Column

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Safeguarding Military Secrets

History Detectives

Safeguarding Military Secrets

Archive propaganda film - what can happen when the enemy gains access to military secrets.

Safeguarding Military Secrets

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Translating the Diary

History Detectives

Translating the Diary

Wes Cowan talks with translator Merle Pribbenow, who translates passages from the diary.

3:34

Translating the Diary

3:34

Video thumbnail: History Detectives James Jamerson Jr describes My Girl

History Detectives

James Jamerson Jr describes My Girl

Eduardo talks to James Jamerson Jr about his father prominent base playing.

0:50

James Jamerson Jr describes My Girl

0:50

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Shattering Race Barriers and Chart Records

History Detectives

Shattering Race Barriers and Chart Records

Eduardo Pagan provides background on Motown Records and James Jamerson.

4:54

Shattering Race Barriers and Chart Records

4:54

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Incredible Leaps

History Detectives

Incredible Leaps

Elyse Luray talks with Jonathan Taplin, one of Dylan’s roadies who was at Newport.

1:55

Incredible Leaps

1:55

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Dylan Plugs In

History Detectives

Dylan Plugs In

Elyse Luray talks with Bob Dylan expert Andy Greene.

2:59

Dylan Plugs In

2:59

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Desegregating the Lunch Counter

History Detectives

Desegregating the Lunch Counter

Tukufu Zuberi interviews two participants in the 1960 sit-ins in Winston-Salem

6:07

Desegregating the Lunch Counter

6:07

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Our Colored Heroes

History Detectives

Our Colored Heroes

Tukufu comes to Elyse for help learning about the origins of an amazing WWI poster he owns

5:16

Our Colored Heroes

5:16

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Marion County Library

History Detectives

Marion County Library

Eduardo Pagan attempts to trace the life of a single slave known only as Willoby.

4:48

Marion County Library

4:48

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History Detectives

Bertillon Card

Elyse speaks to criminology professor Alex Gerould about the wanted scrapbook.

1:48

Bertillon Card

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