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History Detectives

Video thumbnail: History Detectives HDSI - Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

History Detectives

HDSI - Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

Notorious teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared without a trace in 1975. Was he murdered?

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HDSI - Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

54:41

Video thumbnail: History Detectives HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

History Detectives

HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

Before Jack the Ripper, a serial killer walked the streets of Austin, Texas.

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HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

54:41

Video thumbnail: History Detectives HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

History Detectives

HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

In 1944, bandleader Glenn Miller boarded a plane for Paris and was never seen again.

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HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

54:41

Video thumbnail: History Detectives HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

History Detectives

HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

The steamship Sultana exploded without warning one night in 1865, killing 1,800 people.

54:41

HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

54:41

Video thumbnail: History Detectives 3-D Cuban Missile Crisis

History Detectives

3-D Cuban Missile Crisis

Investigating a projection screen with possible Cuban Missile Crisis connections.

56:46

3-D Cuban Missile Crisis

56:46

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Mysteries from the Wild West

History Detectives

Mysteries from the Wild West

The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West.

53:09

Mysteries from the Wild West

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Video thumbnail: History Detectives Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

History Detectives

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".

53:41

Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

53:41

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

History Detectives

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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Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

52:31

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

History Detectives

Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

Wes searches for the family of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier.

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Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

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Video thumbnail: History Detectives Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

History Detectives

Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?

53:11

Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

53:11

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief

History Detectives

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.

53:21

Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief

53:21

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup

History Detectives

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.

53:21

Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup

53:21

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line

History Detectives

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.

53:08

Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line

53:08

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

History Detectives

Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

An all rock-and-roll episode featuring stories on Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Frank Zappa.

52:35

Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

52:35

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs

History Detectives

Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs

Slave in a Confederate Uniform, Hollywood Indian Payroll, Fighting for Harlem Land Rights.

55:00

Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Club Continental, St. V-Day Massacre, Society Circus Program

History Detectives

Club Continental, St. V-Day Massacre, Society Circus Program

Underworld calling card, Gang massacre shotgun, and High Society in the Depression.

55:00

Club Continental, St. V-Day Massacre, Society Circus Program

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Order of Leopold, Suffrage Pennant, WB Cartoon

History Detectives

Order of Leopold, Suffrage Pennant, WB Cartoon

A medal of high honor, pivotal women's voting rights campaign, and unsung cartoon heroes.

55:00

Order of Leopold, Suffrage Pennant, WB Cartoon

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives 1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum

History Detectives

1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum

A family diary of the Revolution, a 20s media fitness guru, and is Warhol art on the moon?

55:00

1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map

History Detectives

Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map

A first in White House photography, a doll used to smuggle drugs, an early map of Florida.

55:00

Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Hot Town Poster, Andrew Jackson Mouth, and Modoc Basket

History Detectives

Hot Town Poster, Andrew Jackson Mouth, and Modoc Basket

An angry poster from the violent 60s, reuniting a broken statue, and a heroine's basket.

56:09

Hot Town Poster, Andrew Jackson Mouth, and Modoc Basket

56:09

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

History Detectives

Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

An internment camp cane, the spyglass that saw revolution and a rare gold rush relic.

55:00

Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter

History Detectives

Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter

A WWII prototype drone, a war memento for Teddy Roosevelt and a letter from Clara Barton.

55:00

Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

History Detectives

Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

A story of two Civil War letters, mystery aviation autographs & a 1950s black comic book.

55:00

Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

55:00

Video thumbnail: History Detectives John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

History Detectives

John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

A spear from John Brown's raid, America's Siberian war and Ronald McDonald's first suit.

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John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

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