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History Detectives

Propaganda Leaflet,Tiffany Window & Spanish Civil War Eulogy

In this episode, Wes Cowan decodes the message and strategy behind a U.S. World War II propaganda leaflet. Researching a family heirloom, a watercolor, leads Gwen Wright to Tiffany stained glass, and opportunity for early 20th century women. And a touching eulogy unites a nephew and a son of two American soldiers who fought in the Spanish Civil War.

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A Hero in Hawaii, Civil War Cannon & Stuntman Pioneer

A WWII hero in Hawaii, the first shot of secession, and a stuntman who changed Hollywood.
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Season 8, Episode 10

WB Cartoons; Galvez Papers; Mussolini's Dagger
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Season 8, Episode 11

Chicago Clock; Universal Friends; War Dogs
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Season 8, Episode 7

St.Valentine's Day Massacre; G. Washington Miniature; Stalag 17 Portrait
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Season 8, Episode 4

Barton Letter; Andrew Jackson's Mouth; Spybook
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Space Boot; Satelloon; Moon Museum
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Season 7, Episode 9

WPA Mural Studies; George Washington Miniature; Japanese Balloon Bomb
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Season 7, Episode 8

Mussolini Dagger; Liberia Letter; N.E.A.R. Device
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Season 7, Episode 6

Amelia Earhart Plane; Fillmore Pardon; Boxcar Home
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Season 7, Episode 5

Tokyo Rose Recording; Crazy Horse Photo; World War II Diary
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