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.Visit History Detectives Website
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Investigating a projection screen with possible Cuban Missile Crisis connections.
The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West.
Eduardo investigates the story behind a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl".
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer helps Tukufu track down the true story behind a WWI poster.
Wes searches for the family of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier.
Was this picture frame crafted from wood from the Titanic, the Lusitania, or neither?
We investigate WWII era patches with an evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb.
Country star Clint Black is floored by what he learns about his book of wanted posters.
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Did this antique biography once belong to Kit Carson’s family?
We investigate the tragic story behind the most famous cowboy song ever.
Archive footage of the Sons of the Pioneers performing Tumbling Tumbleweeds.
Exclusive for History Detectives. Rusty Richards performs 'So You Want to be a Cowboy'.
Tukufu Zuberi meets with fellow detective Wes Cowan to discuss Kit Carson's background.
Eduardo Pagan provides background on Bob Nolan, a member of the Sons of the Pioneers.
Archive footage of Vietnam War protesters in 1966
Integration Report, 1960, showing African American students arrested for staging a sit-in
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Airs Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
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Premieres Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Airs Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.