History Detectives

Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transistor Radio

Season 10 Episode 7 | 52m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

In this episode, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer helps us find the details behind the heroic acts pictured in a poster about two WWI African American soldiers. Then, do we have a hand-drawn map of Valley Forge that George Washington used during the American Revolution? Finally we investigate an early first transistor radios ever made and a business card’s link to Prohibition-era underworld crime.

Aired: 10/08/12

Rating: NR

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