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History Detectives

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Fri., September 9, 2016
8:00 am
(60 minutes)

WWII Diary; 1856 Mormon Table; Annie Oakley Coin  

The sixth season begins with a diary of a WWII pilot; an 1856 book that might be the memoirs of a New York woman married to a Mormon elder; and an 1853 Napoleon coin that may have been shot by Annie Oakley.

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Fri., September 9, 2016
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

WWII Diary; 1856 Mormon Table; Annie Oakley Coin  

The sixth season begins with a diary of a WWII pilot; an 1856 book that might be the memoirs of a New York woman married to a Mormon elder; and an 1853 Napoleon coin that may have been shot by Annie Oakley.

Full Episodes

HDSI - Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

HDSI - Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

Notorious teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared without a trace in 1975. Was he murdered?

HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

HDSI - Texas Servant Girl Murders

Before Jack the Ripper, a serial killer walked the streets of Austin, Texas.

HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

HDSI - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

In 1944, bandleader Glenn Miller boarded a plane for Paris and was never seen again.

HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

HDSI - Civil War Sabotage?

The steamship Sultana exploded without warning one night in 1865, killing 1,800 people.

Clips

Deleted Scene: Swing Kids in Hamburg

London professor Les Back tells Tukufu about WWII-era Germany's underground jazz scene.

Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

Deleted Scene: Wartime Contradictions

London professor Les Back tells Tukufu about segregation of black soldiers during WW II.

Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

Extended Interview: New insights into Abraham Lincoln

Wes Cowan interviews Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer about Rueben Hatch,

Sultana mystery reveal

Sultana mystery reveal

The History Detectives come to a conclusion about the Sultana mystery.

Previews

History Detectives Special Investigations Preview

History Detectives Special Investigations Preview

The detectives are back solving the biggest mysteries in American history!

Mysteries from the Wild West - Preview

Mysteries from the Wild West - Preview

Premieres Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.