History Detectives

Blueprint Special

Clip: Season 6 Episode 10 | 17m 27s

As a young GI during WWII, our California contributor picked up a 16-inch acetate recording of a promo for a musical called "Hi Yank," a "blueprint special" created by GIs for GIs. Is this record a piece of forgotten history? In Washington, D.C. and Virginia, host Elyse Luray meets with U.S. Army archivists and historians to discuss the military's efforts to boost morale during WWII.

Aired: 09/14/08

Rating: TV-G

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