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Antiques Roadshow
Kansas City, MO
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ROADSHOW is part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt. 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 truth about these finds. Series hosT 100-400: Chris Jussel; Series hosT 5-600: Dan Elias. Series release date: 1997

Program Description

When ANTIQUES ROADSHOW makes a stop in Kansas City, Missouri, host Dan Elias reveals how it went from cow town to "Paris of the Plains," with almost as many fountains as Rome and Swopes Park's two thousand acres of formal gardens and winding boulevards. Appraisers at the Kansas City Convention Center encounter a remarkable array of objects, including a vase made for the Imperial Household of China between 1736 and 1795, a wild collection of memorabilia — including a tee shirt with bullet holes — documenting the life and antics of beat generation writer William Burroughs, and an 1880s Pennsylvania poplar dry sink with fantastic grain painted finish, estimated to be worth $8,000.



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Antiques and Collectibles
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Kansas City, MO,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A1207E6A958842C4A1F3184B043719E7.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Kansas City, MO.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A1207E6A958842C4A1F3184B043719E7>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Kansas City, MO. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A1207E6A958842C4A1F3184B043719E7
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