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History Detectives

2003-Present Docu-Series

This program lifts the lid on intriguing artifacts, objects, family legends and folklore.

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History Detectives Texas Servant Girl Murders

In 1885, six African-American servants and two white society women were killed in Austin, Texas, almost all bludgeoned with an ax, dragged from their beds and raped. As quickly as the killings started, they stopped. No killer was ever identified.

5:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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History Detectives Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

Explore Teamsters president Hoffa’s final days, with a window on the post-war era labour movement.

5:00 PM on PBS - Network HD - Eastern

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