History Detectives Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...
An internment camp cane, the spyglass that saw revolution and a rare gold rush relic. Details
Program: History Detectives
Episode: Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...
In this episode, can the Japanese characters carved into this cane unlock the mystery of a family's past in a World War II relocation camp? Elyse Luray tries to trace an unusual wooden telescope to its Revolution-era ancestor. And Wes Cowan explores a story of California Gold Rush hype in the form of an unusual drawing.
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Premiere Date: 07/26/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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