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History Detectives

Atocha Spanish Silver/Lucy Parsons Book/Ernie Pyle's Typewriter (#504)

300-year-old documents are translated to crack a unique code of communication among ship captains. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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128 episodes
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56 minutes
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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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