Sat Apr 18 5:00pm
History DetectivesSiberian Bullet; John Brown Pike; Ronald McDonald Costume(Season 9, Episode 3) PBS

A spear that may have been used in abolitionist John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry; why U.S. troops were in Siberia during World War I; whether a Ronald McDonald costume was used in the first national Ronald McDonald ad campaign.

Sat Apr 25 5:00pm
History DetectivesAfrican-American Comic Book; Lindbergh-Sikorsky Fabric; Civil War Letters(Season 9, Episode 4) PBS

A letter from a Civil War soldier who wanted to lead a unit of blacks; fabric from an airplane apparently signed by Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky; the story behind the 1950s-era "Negro Romance" comic book.