History Detectives

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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

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Sat Jul 22 5:00pm
Jackie Robinson All-Stars, Modoc Basket, Special Agent Five(Season 8, Episode 9) PBS

A 1946 baseball scorecard for Jackie Robinson's All-Stars from Forbes Field in Pittsburgh that indicates Robinson played in an integrated game in a big-league park before 1947, the year he broke Major League Baseball's 20th-century color line; a basket wit (more…)

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Sat Jul 29 5:00pm
WB Cartoons, Galvez Papers, Mussolini Dagger(Season 8, Episode 10) PBS

A box of cartoon drawings and cels reveals information about the early days of animation and the people behind it; emancipation papers for a female slave that were signed by a regional governor; a dagger that may have belonged to Benito Mussolini.

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