A woman in Portland, Oregon, has a portable projection screen that may have helped save the Free World. It came her way with a letter stating that in 1962, it was borrowed from a club of 3-D photography enthusiasts in Dayton, Ohio, to show President John F. Kennedy the aerial spy photos that helped him resolve the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The detectives investigate a projection screen with possible Cuban Missile Crisis connections, what could be an early 'Amos 'n' Andy' record and a painting with potential ties to women's suffrage. 8/6/2013
Elyse Luray is an appraiser and historian in popular culture. Currently she is one of five hosts on PBS' 'History Detectives,' mixing forensic evidence with Sherlock Holmes' sharp eye to help people discover the truth about their objects. Her first book, 'Great Wines Below $20,' will be released June 2011.
Charles Burns of Bakersfield, purchased this leather bound edition of Life and Adventures of Kit Carson at the estate sale of a Wild West book collector. Leafing through the book Charles was amazed to find the names of Kit Carson s family written in a page near the center. Tukufu Zuberi takes on the challenge to find out whether this book once belonged to the Kit Carson family.
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Meet the Flintstones collector David who's let sentimental items take over his life.
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Marlo's wife, Margo, is fed up with the money Marlo pours into his collections and his "model bashing" hobby. Marlo takes parts and pieces from multiple action figures and creates new figures to display in his home. This new phenomenon is creative and artistic, but can also be extremely cost prohibitive. Can Elyse help these two find some common ground before they damage their relationship? David started collecting Flintstones memorabilia with his mother when he was just a small child. Now that she has passed away, David is even more emotionally attached to his collection. His friend, Ray, is concerned that the collection is taking over David’s life and he needs to get a handle on it before it completely consumes him.
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