Did abolitionist rebels use this weapon in John Brown's notorious raid on Harpers Ferry? 18:44
The words on this bullet put US troops in Siberia during WW I. Eduardo Pagan asks why. 17:42
Watch some McDonald's commercials from the 1960s (no audio) 02:02
Airs Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings. 00:31
Full Program: A spear from John Brown's raid, America's Siberian war and Ronald McDonald's first suit. 55:10
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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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These episodes of History Detectives aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.