EVERY THURSDAY American History

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September 29, 2022

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

The Ground Zero Flag

Host Brad Meltzer enlists America's help to find lost and stolen historical artifacts, which are going missing from museums and public collections at an alarming rate. the most shocking missing item of all: the iconic Ground Zero Flag, raised by firefighters on 9/11. A few hours after it was raised, this sacred relic simply disappeared. Then, a multi-million dollar collection of jewel-encrusted swords and daggers that once belonged to Harry Truman is stolen, in a daring daylight heist. Plus: the incredible story of John Dillinger's Tommy gun, stolen from a police station before becoming his favorite weapon, goes missing for decades.

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

Lee Harvey Oswald's Ring

Host Brad Meltzer and viewers are on the hunt for lost and stolen history, including an historic plaque commemorating Alex Haley's Roots. Plus: an original copy of the Bill of Rights, and a mysterious ring worn by Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

JFK's Brain

Host Brad Meltzer and viewers are on the hunt for lost and stolen history, including JFK's actual brain tissue and millions of dollars of gold coins stolen from the U.S. Mint. Plus: a remarkable violin from the Titanic.

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

Hitler's Photo Album

Host Brad Meltzer and viewers are on the hunt for lost and stolen history, including Hitler's personal photo albums and James Bond's original Aston Martin. Plus: an FBI sting operation seeks a Civil War relic stained with human blood.

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

Geronimo's Skull

Host Brad Meltzer enlists America's help to find lost and stolen historical artifacts, which are going missing from museums and public collections at an alarming rate. Among the missing: Apache warrior Geronimo's skull, rumored to be robbed from the grave by the top secret society the "Skull and Bones." Then, Teddy Roosevelt's revolver is boldly stolen from a museum. Plus: what really happened to a Cadillac driven by notorious gangster Al Capone?

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

White House Cornerstone

Host Brad Meltzer enlists America's help to find lost and stolen historical artifacts, which are going missing from museums and public collections at an alarming rate. Among the missing: the White House cornerstone, the very first piece of the White House, laid by the secretive Freemasons. Then, letters from an American soldier in Vietnam--pilfered for enemy propaganda. Plus: a lost gun might be the key to solving the infamous Amityville murders.

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

Moon Landing Tapes

Host Brad Meltzer enlists America's help to find lost and stolen historical artifacts, which are going missing from museums and public collections at an alarming rate. Among the missing: historic Moon Tapes that hold the clearest footage from the Apollo 11 moon landing. Then, President Lincoln's brilliantly written Bixby Letter that inspired the movie Saving Private Ryan is missing. Plus: the daring heist of George Washington's false teeth from the Smithsonian Museum.

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Brad Meltzer's Lost History

Missing Moon Rocks

Host Brad Meltzer and viewers are on the hunt for lost and stolen history. Among the missing: actual lunar rocks brought back from the moon by American astronauts during the Apollo space program--and later stolen from NASA headquarters in a daring heist. Then, the legendary Porsche 550 Spyder that James Dean drove to his tragic death. Plus: the Derringer pistol that John Wilkes Booth fired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago.