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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 camera may have been used to photograph President Truman; Civil War doll may have been used to smuggle medicine; a 15th-century map shows how Europe colonized Florida. (60 minutes)

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  • A 1775 Almanac; a 1920s media exercise guru; whether NASA may have transported Andy Warhol's art to the moon. (60 minutes)

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  • A man earns the Order of Leopold; suffragette pennant; WB cartoon cel. (60 minutes)

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