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America's top gumshoes are on the case to prove once again that an object found in an attic or backyard might be anything but ordinary. Exploring historical objects and the stories behind them, "History Detectives" crisscrosses the country delving into legends, folklore and personal histories to discover potentially extraordinary objects in everyday American homes.

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HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

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Season 8: Episode 1

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3-D Cuban Missile Crisis

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Season 6, Episode 1

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Season 7, Episode 1

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HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

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Season 6, Episode 2

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Season 7, Episode 2

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HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

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HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

Before Jack the Ripper, a serial killer walked the streets of Austin, Texas.
Season 11 Episode 3
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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.
Season 11 Episode 2
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HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

The steamship Sultana exploded without warning one night in 1865, killing 1,800 people.
Season 11 Episode 1
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Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner

Eduardo investigates the story behind a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl".
Season 10 Episode 9
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Mysteries from the Wild West

The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West.
Season 10 Episode 8
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Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer helps Tukufu track down the true story behind a WWI poster.
Season 10 Episode 7
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Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger

Wes searches for the family of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier.
Season 10 Episode 6
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Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys

Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
Season 10 Episode 5
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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.
Season 10 Episode 3
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Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

An all rock-and-roll episode featuring stories on Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Frank Zappa.
Season 10 Episode 1
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