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History Detectives

Season 8, Episode 7

Video duration: 56:00Video has closed captioning.

St.Valentine's Day Massacre: Family lore says their shotgun played a role in the Chicago St. Valentine's Day Massacre. G. Washington Miniature: Why is this miniature of Washington more than a piece of art? Stalag 17 Portrait: A portrait sketched in a WWII prison leads to a meeting 65 years later.

Episodes of History Detectives59

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?

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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

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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

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History Detectives

HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

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

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HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

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Clips of History Detectives288

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

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History Detectives

Deleted Scene: Swing Kids in Hamburg

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

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Deleted Scene: Swing Kids in Hamburg

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History Detectives

Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

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

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Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

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History Detectives

Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

Wes Cowan interviews Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer about Rueben Hatch,

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Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

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History Detectives

Sultana mystery reveal

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

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Sultana mystery reveal

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History Detectives

Kit Carson Family Secrets

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

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Kit Carson Family Secrets

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History Detectives

Tumbling Tumbleweeds - The Luck and the Loss

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

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Tumbling Tumbleweeds - The Luck and the Loss

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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

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Previews of History Detectives14

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History Detectives

History Detectives Special Investigations Preview

The detectives are back solving the biggest mysteries in American history!

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History Detectives Special Investigations Preview

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History Detectives

Preview: Cuban Missile Crisis connections

Airs Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Preview: Cuban Missile Crisis connections

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History Detectives

Mysteries from the Wild West - Preview

Premieres Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Mysteries from the Wild West - Preview

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History Detectives

Preview: American bill of sale, a powder horn, 1775 almanac

Premieres Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Preview: American bill of sale, a powder horn, 1775 almanac

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