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History Detectives

Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

In this episode, Elyse Luray and Wes Cowan investigate whether they have found the long-lost electric Fender Stratocaster Bob Dylan plugged in at the 65’ Newport Folk Festival. Tukufu Zuberi tracks down some treasured Beatles autographs allegedly signed for two brothers in Miami Beach. And Gwendolyn Wright investigates the little-known artistic side of musical iconoclast, Frank Zappa.

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HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

Before Jack the Ripper, a serial killer walked the streets of Austin, Texas.
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HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

In 1944, bandleader Glenn Miller boarded a plane for Paris and was never seen again.
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HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

The steamship Sultana exploded without warning one night in 1865, killing 1,800 people.
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Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

"History Detectives" tells four stories of our nation's beginning.
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Mysteries from the Wild West

The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West. Did a biography of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson once belong to members of his family?
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Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

What are the details behind the heroic acts pictured in a poster about two African-American soldiers in World War I? Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) helps find the answer.
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Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

Can "History Detectives" return the diary of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier to that veteran's family? U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta takes part in the exchange.
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Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

In this episode, was this picture frame was crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
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Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup

Country star Clint Black is floored by what he learns about his book of wanted posters.
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Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs

Slave in a Confederate Uniform, Hollywood Indian Payroll, Fighting for Harlem Land Rights.
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