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History Detectives

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Fri., February 19, 2016
6:00 am
(60 minutes)

GAR Photograph; Bill Pickett Saddle; Hitler Films  

Previously aired segments are featured, including a saddle that may have been owned by cowboy legend Bill Pickett; film cans that may contain archival footage of Nazi officials; and a photo that may depict white Civil War soldiers standing with two black men, all of whom are thought to be members of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
7:00 am
(60 minutes)

Black Tom Shell; USS Olympia Glass; Front Street Blockhouse  

An artillery shell that may have been part of an attack on the U.S. during WWI; glass art that may depict a cruiser commanded by Commo. George Dewey; and a house that might have been used to guard against attacks during the French and Indian War.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
8:00 am
(60 minutes)

John Adams Book; Mankato Spoon; NC-4: First Across the Atlantic  

A spoon that has an image of people hanging from a gallows; a book that might contain a John Adams inscription and signature; and a square of fabric that may be from the NC-4, a flying boat that was the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
9:00 am
(60 minutes)

GAR Photograph; Bill Pickett Saddle; Hitler Films  

Previously aired segments are featured, including a saddle that may have been owned by cowboy legend Bill Pickett; film cans that may contain archival footage of Nazi officials; and a photo that may depict white Civil War soldiers standing with two black men, all of whom are thought to be members of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Black Tom Shell; USS Olympia Glass; Front Street Blockhouse  

An artillery shell that may have been part of an attack on the U.S. during WWI; glass art that may depict a cruiser commanded by Commo. George Dewey; and a house that might have been used to guard against attacks during the French and Indian War.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

John Adams Book; Mankato Spoon; NC-4: First Across the Atlantic  

A spoon that has an image of people hanging from a gallows; a book that might contain a John Adams inscription and signature; and a square of fabric that may be from the NC-4, a flying boat that was the first aircraft to fly across the Atlantic.

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Fri., February 26, 2016
6:00 am
(60 minutes)

History Detectives  

Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.

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Fri., February 26, 2016
7:00 am
(60 minutes)

History Detectives  

Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.

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Fri., February 26, 2016
8:00 am
(60 minutes)

History Detectives  

Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.

WETA HD Logo

Fri., February 26, 2016
9:00 am
(60 minutes)

History Detectives  

Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.

WETA HD Logo

Fri., February 26, 2016
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

History Detectives  

Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.

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Fri., February 26, 2016
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

History Detectives  

Exploring the stories behind artifacts and historical curiosities, with comments from academics and appraisers.