History Detectives Investigate America’s Historical Objects

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Do you ever wonder if that ancient family story your uncle loves to tell is true? Well, perhaps it’s something the “History Detectives” can help you with.

The popular PBS series in now in its 9th season, investigating interesting historical objects and places, to bring American history to life.

This year, History Detectives airs on a new night, Tuesday evenings at 8PM on WOSU TV.

Guests:

  • Tukufu Zuberi (Race Relations Professor, University of Pennsylvania)
  • Wes Cowan (Cowan’s Auctions founder/owner)

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