Antiques Roadshow: Washington, D.C.- Hour Two
Airs Monday, August 12, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Originally published May 26, 2011 at 12:57 p.m., updated August 9, 2013 at 9:10 a.m.
Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. Mark L. Walberg hosts.
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In Washington D.C., at the offices of the U.S. General Services Administration, host Mark L. Walberg interviews Inspector General Brian Miller about the New Deal’s WPA program, the tens of thousands of artworks produced under its auspices and the current effort to find some of these lost treasures.
Highlights include an 1813 Congressional sword; an early 20th-century Tiffany & Co. Sinclair mantel clock; and an early 20th-century Charles Schreyvogel sculpture depicting a soldier and his horse, valued at $60,000 to $90,000.
This episode originally aired in 2011.
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