A Vietnam soldier's diary included several entries and a photograph of two young women.
Can HISTORY DETECTIVES return the diary of a fallen North Vietnamese soldier to that veteran’s family? U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta takes part in the exchange.

The recipes from a leather-bound journal raise the question: is this evidence of a secret family business?

A notebook with recipes for large volumes of liquor makes an Indiana man wonder if his rich uncle earned money bootlegging during Prohibition.

This 1915 ledger seems to record the payroll for Native Americans who acted in Westerns.

What can a ledger tell us about Hollywood’s treatment of Native-American actors? How did they earn their pay? Did producers treat them fairly?

History Detectives, Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS 6.

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