History Detectives: St. Valentine's Day Massacre
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History Detectives: St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Saturday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m.

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.

Pictured: Wes Cowan and Margaret Holben Ellis examine the Washington miniature.