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History Detectives

The Love Dish, Rebel Gun, Prison Plaque (#110)

Find the facts and fiction behind a racy 18th century gift and a gun thought to be from a bandit. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
9-12
Curricular Areas
Social Studies
Series Length
128 episodes
Average Episode Length
56 minutes
Record Rights
Sch/ 10-day fair use; ncc
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Series Description: HISTORY DETECTIVES returns to explore the stories behind historic sites, artifacts and tall tales told in cities across the country, with the help of an inquisitive team of fact-finders with an uncanny talent for uncovering the truth.

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