Iwo Jima Map, Copperhead Cane, Theremin (#802)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
What role did this map play in one of World War II's fiercest battles? 17:24
How did this cane inspire a fiery political movement that threatened Lincoln's presidency? 00:00
Is an instrument owned by a New Mexico man one of the few built by Leon Theremin himself? 16:49
Full Program: Iwo Jima Map; Copperhead Cane; Theremin 55:10
Rob Schwimmer plays Waltz for Clara on his theremin. 02:36
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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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