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History Detectives | John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald Suit | PBS

Duration: 55:10 (Full Program)
Program: History Detectives #903
Broadcast Date: Jul. 5, 2011

In this episode, Wes Cowan looks into whether this weapon was part of abolitionist John Brown's notorious Harpers Ferry raid. Then, words etched into a bullet lead Eduardo Pagan to ask why US troops spent time in Siberia during World War I. Finally, Elyse Luray falls in love with a Ronald McDonald costume, complete with clown shoes. Was it the first costume of the Ronald McDonald campaign?

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Post Date: June 27, 2011