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History Detectives

Description

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

Upcoming Episodes

  • Florida Map; Marion Carpenter Camera; Drug Smuggling Doll

    A camera that may have been used by the first female White House photographer to shoot a picture of President Truman; a 19th-century doll that might have been used to smuggle medicine into the Confederate South. Also: what a 15th-century map that has French, English and Spanish labels says about colonization of Florida. (60 minutes)

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  • Space Exploration

    The Season 8 premiere focuses on space-related items, with segments about a scrap of metallic Mylar that could be from one of America's earliest satellites; a possible prototype for the NASA space boot; and whether Andy Warhol's art is on the moon. (60 minutes)

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  • Moon Museum; Exercise Records; 1775 Almanac

    What a 1775 almanac reveals about a family's history; the story behind the "Get Thin to Music" phonograph records of the 1920s; a NASA mission that may have transported Andy Warhol's art to the moon. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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