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History Detectives

Description

Digging deeper into the complexities of historical mysteries, this popular PBS program uses traditional investigative techniques, modern technologies and old-fashioned legwork to provide new insights into our national history, and oftentimes presents a human story associated with age-old artifacts. The hosts include appraiser Wes Cowan, art historian Elyse Luray, and authors and professors Gwen Wright and Tukufu Zuberi.

Upcoming Episodes

  • A raid on the federal armory in Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; why U.S. troops were in Siberia during World War I; Ronald McDonald costume. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.
  • PsychoPhone; War Dog Letter; Pancho Villa Watch Fob

    Thomas Edison created the PsychoPhone to record messages from the afterlife; a World War II soldier's letter; watch fob commemorates murderous raid. (60 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    See our full program schedule.

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