History Detectives - Season 8, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

Cromwell Dixon, Bartlett Sketchbook, Duke Ellington Plates


Episode Info

The story of one of America's first barnstormers, pilot Cromwell Dixon, who died at age 19 when his airplane crashed. Also: whether a notebook that includes illustrations of the first U.S.-Mexico border survey belonged to John Russell Bartlett; if metal plates recovered from a Dumpster may have been the first to print the sheet music for the Duke Ellington classic "Take the A Train."


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