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History Detectives | Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & Negro Romance Comic | PBS

Duration: 55:10 (Full Program)
Program: History Detectives #904
Broadcast Date: Jul. 12, 2011

This episode fills in the moving story behind letters from a Civil War soldier to his brother and his desire to lead an African American unit. Then, Tukufu Zuberi sets out to identify the source of a piece of fabric with signatures of Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky. Finally, did black artists create the 1950's comic book, Negro Romance?

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Post Date: June 28, 2011