History Detectives2003 | TV Show

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

Premiered: July 14, 2003

Rating: TV-PG

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Sat Jan 31 5:00pm
Lauste Film Clip, Baker's Gold, Transatlantic Cable(Season 8, Episode 3) PBS

A collector who may possess part of the first talking movie; a Cape Cod beachcomber's discovery of what may be a section of the first transatlantic cable. Also: the story behind sketches of five- and eight-pound gold nuggets.

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Andrew Jackson's Mouth, Barton Letter, Spybook(Season 8, Episode 4) PBS

A sculpture of Andrew Jackson that was dismembered more than 150 years ago; a letter about a Civil War soldier from Red Cross founder Clara Barton to Burnt Cabins, Pa.; a notebook that may have belonged to a WWI spy.

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