Episode description: What can a baseball autographed by Dizzy Dean reveal about the influence of America's national pastime on racial integration? How can the intricacies of microphotography help uncover the truth behind a possible "secret handshake" for Confederate supporters? And did Howard Hughes really invent an oil exploration device with which he is credited? [cc]
Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Series Information: History Detectives
No Upcoming Airdates.
- KET2: Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm EDT
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- KET2: Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 8:00 pm EST
First aired: Monday, June 26, 2006 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/
TEACHER'S GUIDE: http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/classroom/index.html
Price available upon request.