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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 Civil War Letter/Lindbergh Aircraft Fabric/Comic HISTORY DETECTIVES investigate a Civil War soldier's letter; fabric from an aircraft that could be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky; and, a 1950s comic book Negro Romance.
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904 WE 04/09/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Civil War Letter/Lindbergh Aircraft Fabric/Comic HISTORY DETECTIVES investigate a Civil War soldier's letter; fabric from an aircraft that could be linked to Charles Lindbergh and Igor Sikorsky; and, a 1950s comic book Negro Romance.
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904 MO 04/14/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Ww II Drove/Theodore Roosevelt/Clara Barton HISTORY DETECTIVES investigate a propeller from a World War II drone; a wooden club that could be Teddy Roosevelt's; and, a letter that Clara Barton could have written concerning a soldier's life.
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905 WE 04/16/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Ww II Drove/Theodore Roosevelt/Clara Barton HISTORY DETECTIVES investigate a propeller from a World War II drone; a wooden club that could be Teddy Roosevelt's; and, a letter that Clara Barton could have written concerning a soldier's life.
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905 MO 04/21/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Relocation Camp/Wooden Telescope/Gold Nuggets Can the Japanese characters carved into a cane unlock the mystery of a family's past in a World War II relocation camp? An unusual wooden telescope is traced to its Revolution era ancestor; and, the drawing of huge, eight pound gold nuggets is examined to see if it is genuine.
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906 WE 04/23/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Relocation Camp/Wooden Telescope/Gold Nuggets Can the Japanese characters carved into a cane unlock the mystery of a family's past in a World War II relocation camp? An unusual wooden telescope is traced to its Revolution era ancestor; and, the drawing of huge, eight pound gold nuggets is examined to see if it is genuine.
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906 MO 04/28/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Poster/Andrew Jackson Wood Carving/Heroine A 1960s poster is investigated to find its creator. Elyse reunites a vandalized, centuries old carving of Andrew Jackson. A woven basket tells the story of a Modoc Indian heroine.
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907 WE 05/07/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Poster/Andrew Jackson Wood Carving/Heroine A 1960s poster is investigated to find its creator. Elyse reunites a vandalized, centuries old carving of Andrew Jackson. A woven basket tells the story of a Modoc Indian heroine.
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907 MO 05/12/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 White House Photographer/Medicine Smugglers/Florid The team investigates the work of the first woman photographer assigned to the White House; medicine smugglers during the Civil War are investiaged; and, a 15th century map, with a mix of French, English and Spanish labels is linked to colonized Florida.
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908 WE 05/14/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 White House Photographer/Medicine Smugglers/Florid The team investigates the work of the first woman photographer assigned to the White House; medicine smugglers during the Civil War are investiaged; and, a 15th century map, with a mix of French, English and Spanish labels is linked to colonized Florida.
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908 MO 05/19/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 1775 Almanac/1920's Guru/Andy Warhol’s Art Elyse uncovers the moving family story behind a 1775 Almanac; Tukufu tries to name a 1920s media exercise guru; and, Gwen searches NASA records for “John F,” who may have smuggled Andy Warhol’s art to the moon.
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909 WE 05/21/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 1775 Almanac/1920's Guru/Andy Warhol’s Art Elyse uncovers the moving family story behind a 1775 Almanac; Tukufu tries to name a 1920s media exercise guru; and, Gwen searches NASA records for “John F,” who may have smuggled Andy Warhol’s art to the moon.
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909 MO 05/26/14 02:00am 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Order of Leopold/Suffragette Pennant/Animation Gwen dissects the mystery behind an ornate Belgian war medal; Elyse traces a pennant to the early battle for the women’s vote; and, a cartoon cel leads Tukufu to unsung heroes of animation.
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910 WE 05/28/14 09:00pm 00:56:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST