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The Spirit of St. Louis - Two brothers from Parsippany, New Jersey, grew up listening to their uncle's claim that he built the engine for the Spirit of St. Louis - the plane made famous by Charles Lindbergh'shistoric nonstop flight across the Atlantic. A letter addressed to the uncle from the Wright Aeronautical Corporation in 1927 thanks him for his "enthusiasm and outstanding cooperation" following "Captain Lindbergh's recent achievement," but makes no direct mention of his role in the event. The family legend leads HISTORY DETECTIVES to uncover the forgotten history of Lucky Lindy's legendary flight. Gary Powers' "Suicide Pin" - A toolmaker and artist in Kansas City, Missouri, found two peculiar pins, wrapped in a newspaper dated 1960, that had been manipulated to contain liquid. Could these pins be the prototypes of a poison-filled pin that U2 pilot Gary Powers was carrying when his spy-plane was shot down over the Soviet Union? HISTORY DETECTIVES takes a closer look at Cold War intrigue and the device that may have fueled the ultimate showdown. Image of Apache Warrior Geronimo - A New Mexico woman's great-great- grandfather was lieutenant governor of the New Mexico territory in the 1870s. Her only keepsake from that time is a photograph of an Indian warrior on horseback. On the back of the photo are the words, Geronimo saluting a crowd of 100,000 people and surrounded by U.S. "soldiers at Ranch 101." HISTORY DETECTIVES investigates the connection between the lieutenant governor, Ranch 101 and the legendary Apache warrior.
Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner
Mysteries from the Wild West
Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio
Vietnam Diary, Bootlegger’s Notebook and a Hollywood Ledger
Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys
Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief
Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup
Civil War Derringers, KKK Records & Motown’s Bottom Line
Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage
Chandler Tintype, Hollywood Indian Ledger, Harlem Heirs
Club Continental, St. V-Day Massacre, Society Circus Program
Order of Leopold, Suffrage Pennant, WB Cartoon
1775 Almanac, Exercise Records, Moon Museum
Marion Carpenter Camera, Drug Smuggling Doll, Florida Map
Hot Town Poster, Andrew Jackson Mouth, and Modoc Basket
Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...
Top Secret Drone, Roosevelt's War Club & Clara Barton Letter
Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...
John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...
A Hero in Hawaii, Civil War Cannon & Stuntman Pioneer
Propaganda Leaflet,Tiffany Window & Spanish Civil War Eulogy
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