History Detectives

St. Valentine's Day Massacre, George Washington Mi

Season 8, Episode 7 of 11

Two generations of prominent Chicago families say this 12-gauge shotgun played a role in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Can HISTORY DETECTIVES confirm their story? Then, combing through documents in one of Manhattan's first taverns, a man finds a miniature painting of George Washington's profile. Why is this find much more than a piece of art? And, 65-years ago a fellow prisoner sketched George Silva's portrait from inside a World War II German prisoner camp. George wants to find out what happened to the artist. His search leads to a moving meeting. These three encore segments first aired as part of three different episodes in HISTORY DETECTIVES' seventh season in 2009.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
8/16/2010
9 p.m.
8/17/2010
2 a.m.
8/22/2010
3 p.m.
11/1/2010
11 p.m.
11/7/2010
5 p.m.
8/22/2017
noon
8/23/2017
2 a.m.
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