History Detectives

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

Season 9 Episode 6 | 55m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

In this episode, can the Japanese characters carved into this cane unlock the mystery of a family's past in a World War II relocation camp? Elyse Luray tries to trace an unusual wooden telescope to its Revolution-era ancestor. And Wes Cowan explores a story of California Gold Rush hype in the form of an unusual drawing.

Aired: 07/25/11

Rating: NR

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