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History Detectives Special Investigations


Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 The Disappearance of Glenn Miller As Glenn Miller’s musical career soared, he traded in his commercial success for a military uniform to entertain US troops during World War II. En route to France to entertain troops, his plane vanished. Recent discoveries—including an intriguing entry in an aircraft spotter’s log—give the investigators fresh leads and new clues to explore. Along the way, they learn of the unusual role Glenn Miller and his music played in winning hearts and minds during World War II. (2 of 4) 102 MO 09/08/14 01:59am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Texas Servant Girl Murders In 1885, six African-American servants and two white society women were killed in Austin, Texas - almost all bludgeoned with an ax, dragged from their beds and raped. As quickly as the killings started, they stopped. No killer was ever identified. Armed with modern forensics, the History Detectives interview descendants of the murdered women and enlist the help of modern-day experts in an effort to solve this historical whodunit. Can they finally crack the case? (3 of 4) 103 WE 09/17/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Texas Servant Girl Murders In 1885, six African-American servants and two white society women were killed in Austin, Texas - almost all bludgeoned with an ax, dragged from their beds and raped. As quickly as the killings started, they stopped. No killer was ever identified. Armed with modern forensics, the History Detectives interview descendants of the murdered women and enlist the help of modern-day experts in an effort to solve this historical whodunit. Can they finally crack the case? (3 of 4) 103 MO 09/22/14 02:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? On July 30, 1975, teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared without a trace. At the time, he was one of the most powerful men in the country. Because of his union leadership, many working Americans considered Hoffa their hero, but Hoffa also had powerful enemies .Recently declassified government files reveal shocking evidence of corruption at the highest levels. Interviews with a former mob lawyer, a murder witness, and an FBI agent are among the sources History Detectives unearth as they track Jimmy Hoffa’s final hours. 104 WE 09/24/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? On July 30, 1975, teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared without a trace. At the time, he was one of the most powerful men in the country. Because of his union leadership, many working Americans considered Hoffa their hero, but Hoffa also had powerful enemies .Recently declassified government files reveal shocking evidence of corruption at the highest levels. Interviews with a former mob lawyer, a murder witness, and an FBI agent are among the sources History Detectives unearth as they track Jimmy Hoffa’s final hours. 104 MO 09/29/14 02:00am 00:56:46 - (CC) × ST