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Japanese Cane, Revolutionary Telescope & I.W. Baker's...

  • Aired: 07/26/2011
  • 55:00
  • Rating: NR
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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An internment camp cane, the spyglass that saw revolution and a rare gold rush relic.
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