3-D Cuban Missile Crisis
Season 5 begins with a screen JFK may have used.
Mysteries from the Wild West
We investigate four stories from the American West. Did this biography of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson once belong to members of his family?
Bill of Sale Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner
A bill of sale for a 17-year old "negro girl."
Colored Heroes Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio
In this episode, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer helps us find the details behind the heroic acts pictured in a poster about two WWI African American soldiers.
Vietnam Diary Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger
In this episode, can History Detectives return the diary of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier to that veteran’s family?
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?
This episode fills in the moving story behind letters from a Civil War soldier to his brother and his desire to lead an African American unit. Then, Tukufu Zuberi sets out to identify the source of a piece of fabric with signatures of Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky. Finally, did black artists create the 1950's comic book, Negro Romance?
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