History Detectives


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A couple acquired a peculiar phonograph at an antique auction labeled "PsychoPhone". Their research makes our contributors think Thomas Edison invented the PsychoPhone to record messages from the afterlife. History Detectives finds out if Edison made a machine to unlock the secrets of the dead.

Aired: 06/14/09 | Rating: TV-G

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