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History Detectives Special Investigations

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Fri., September 9, 2016
6:00 am
(60 minutes)

Texas Servant Girl Murders  

The unsolved case of the Servant Girl Murders in 1884-85 Austin, Texas, is investigated. Over the course of a year, six African-American servants and two white women were brutally murdered. The modus operandi was similar in each instance: the assailant attacked the victim with an ax while she slept in bed; and then he dragged her outside, where he raped and mutilated her.

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Fri., September 9, 2016
7:00 am
(60 minutes)

Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?  

An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, the former Teamsters president, who was last seen outside the Machus Red Fox Restaurant in Bloomfield Township, Mich., on July 30, 1975.

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

Texas Servant Girl Murders  

The unsolved case of the Servant Girl Murders in 1884-85 Austin, Texas, is investigated. Over the course of a year, six African-American servants and two white women were brutally murdered. The modus operandi was similar in each instance: the assailant attacked the victim with an ax while she slept in bed; and then he dragged her outside, where he raped and mutilated her.

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Fri., September 9, 2016
10:00 am
(60 minutes)

Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?  

An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, the former Teamsters president, who was last seen outside the Machus Red Fox Restaurant in Bloomfield Township, Mich., on July 30, 1975.