History Detectives

Season 8 Episode 16

Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & Negro Romance Comic

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Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Jul 12, 2011 on PBS
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This episode fills in the moving story behind letters from a Civil War soldier to his brother and his desire to lead an African American unit. Then, Tukufu Zuberi sets out to identify the source of a piece of fabric with signatures of Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky. Finally, did black artists create the 1950's comic book, Negro Romance?moreless

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