PBS will be the latest to premiere the story of Glenn Miller and his disappearance over the English Channel. The program, History Detectives Special Investigations, will feature "The Disappearance of Glenn Miller" on July 8 at 9 P.M.
In the episode, "history detectives" Wesley Cowan, Tufuku Zuberi and Kaiama Glover lead an international investigation to unveil what happened on that fateful night on Christmas Eve, 1944. Miller was reported missing after boarding a plane flying over the English Channel, perhaps one of the most famous disappearances on par with Amelia Earhart.
Per Jazz Times, a brief description of the episode is available for review.
The Disappearance of Glenn Miller
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET
"One of the most celebrated, beloved entertainers of the wartime era takes off from England in heavy fog, heading to France to entertain troops. His plane vanishes. Glenn Miller's disappearance is perhaps the biggest mystery and cold case of World War II...