History Detectives

Drug smuggling doll x-ray
Air Date: 
Tuesday, Aug 30th - 7:00pm
Episode Title: 
Episode #908

Did families of the Confederate South use a child’s doll to smuggle medicine past the Northern blockade? Then, did the first woman photographer assigned to the White House use this camera to shoot President Truman?  And, what does this 15th century map, with a mix of French, English and Spanish labels, tell us about how Europe colonized Florida?

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