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History Detectives

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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 History Detectives The team investigates four stories from the American West, including those of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson; Yakima Canutt, who made life safer for movie stunt artists; a mysterious inscription on sheet music of the popular western song "Tumbling Tumbleweeds;" and, the possibility that a pivotal character in the Modoc Indian Wars created a basket.
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1008 MO 08/18/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Bill of Sale/Powder Horn/Star Spangled Banner/1775 Antiques from America's early years are presented. Eduardo starts with a simple bill of sale for a 17-year old "negro girl" and learns how young Willoby's life unfolds from being property to owning property. Gwen traces a powder horn from a muddy Minnesota field to a military captain in Massachusetts during the American Revolution. Elyse asks what role a handwritten score played in making "The Star Spangled Banner" our national anthem. Notes in a 1775 almanac show how conflicting loyalties strained family ties during the Revolution. (9 of 9)
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1009 WE 08/20/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Bill of Sale/Powder Horn/Star Spangled Banner/1775 Antiques from America's early years are presented. Eduardo starts with a simple bill of sale for a 17-year old "negro girl" and learns how young Willoby's life unfolds from being property to owning property. Gwen traces a powder horn from a muddy Minnesota field to a military captain in Massachusetts during the American Revolution. Elyse asks what role a handwritten score played in making "The Star Spangled Banner" our national anthem. Notes in a 1775 almanac show how conflicting loyalties strained family ties during the Revolution. (9 of 9)
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1009 MO 08/25/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST