/ Modified aug 2, 2012 3:18 p.m.

History Detectives

The team gets the facts about a disputed picture frame, Woolworth signs and German toy soldiers. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS 6.

Cousins Robert Martorana and Cathy McIsaac ask HISTORY DETECTIVES host Elyse Luray to find out if this odd-looking frame that belongs to their grandmother is really made from a piece of the Titanic’s grand staircase banister.

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Matt Flynt asks HISTORY DETECTIVES host Tukufu Zuberi to find out whether these signs were part of the scene at the Winston-Salem lunch counter sit-ins, an early victory for Civil Rights.

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For 70 years, toy soldiers have haunted their owner with a question: Was the father of his childhood friend a Nazi spy?

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

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