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History Detectives | Bill of Sale, Cobb Powder Horn and the Star Spangled Banner | PBS

Duration: 53:41 (Full Program)
Program: History Detectives #1009
Broadcast Date: Jan. 8, 2013

In this episode, Eduardo investigates the life story behind with a Bill of Sale for a 17-year old “negro girl.” Gwen traces a powder horn from a muddy Minnesota field to the American Revolution. Elyse asks what role a handwritten score played in the creation of our national anthem. Finally, notes in a 1775 Almanac tell how conflicting loyalties strained family ties during the Revolution.

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Post Date: January 9, 2013