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History Detectives

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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HISTORY DETECTIVES (Monday at 9/8c, PBS) The popular summer series goes into space for its eighth-season opener. One segment investigates whether art from Andy Warhol and five other major modern artists was smuggled onto the Moon in 1969 aboard the A… Read more

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Our Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map, Transistor Radio, Club Continental Card Season 10, Episode 7 Oct 9, 2012 $2.99

Explore stories about a WWI poster, a map of Valley Forge, a transistor radio and a 70-year-old business card.

Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger's Notebook, Hollywood Indian Ledger Season 10, Episode 6 Oct 2, 2012 $1.99

Get the facts about a Vietnamese soldier's diary, a bootlegger's notebook and a Hollywood Indian ledger.

Titanic Frame, Nazi Spy Toys, Woolworth Sign Season 10, Episode 5 Aug 7, 2012 $2.99

Get the facts about a disputed picture frame, Woolworth signs, German toy soldiers and a book of liquor recipes.

Bird of War, Marshall House Flag, War Spoils-Peace Chief, Lincoln Oath Season 10, Episode 4 Jul 31, 2012 $1.99

Learn the truth about an evocative symbol, a swatch of fabric, Native American clothing and a Lincoln signature.

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History Detectives Season 10
America's top gumshoes are back for a 10th season.
History Detectives Season 10
America's top gumshoes are back for a 10th season.
3-D Cuban Missile Crisis
56:46 — 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 (more…)
Preview: Cuban Missile Crisis connections
00:30 — The detectives investigate a projection screen with possible Cuban Missile Crisis connections, what could be an early 'Amos 'n' Andy' record and a pai (more…)

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Sat May 28 5:00pm
Baker's Gold; Kittery Telescope; Japanese Carved Cane(Season 9, Episode 6) PBS

A cane with Japanese characters carved into it that may shed light of a family's past in a WWII relocation camp; the history behind a wooden telescope; whether a drawing of eight-pound gold nuggets is genuine.

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Sat Jun 4 5:00pm
Andrew Jackson's Mouth; Modoc Basket; Hot Town Poster(Season 9, Episode 7) PBS

A poster with a clenched fist that describes police as "pigs"; a woodcarving of a mouth and chin that may have been part of an Andrew Jackson figurehead affixed to the USS Constitution; a basket that may be linked to a woman honored by Congress as a heroin (more…)

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