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John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

  • Aired: 07/05/2011
  • 55:00
  • Rating: NR
In this episode, Wes Cowan looks into whether this weapon was part of abolitionist John Brown's notorious Harpers Ferry raid. Then, words etched into a bullet lead Eduardo Pagan to ask why US troops spent time in Siberia during World War I. Finally, Elyse Luray falls in love with a Ronald McDonald costume, complete with clown shoes. Was it the first costume of the Ronald McDonald campaign?
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John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...
A spear from John Brown's raid, America's Siberian war and Ronald McDonald's first suit.
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