“Lost History” Tip Submission AgreementThe following terms and conditions set forth the agreement (“Agreement”) between you and Left/Right, LLC (“Producer”) and A&E Television Networks, LLC (“Network,” and together with Producer, “us” or “we”) regarding your submission of a tip (“Tip”) related to an artifact (“Artifact”) featured on our television program “Lost History” (the “Program”). Please note that the submission of a Tip shall be subject to this Agreement and in order to be able to submit a Tip you must click the “I ACCEPT” button at the end of this Agreement.Please read this Agreement carefully. By executing this Agreement using the “I ACCEPT” button or otherwise submitting a Tip to us you represent and warrant to us that: 1) you are at least 18 years old with authority to enter into this Agreement and any communications contemplated by Agreement; and 2) you have read, understood and agree to be bound by this Agreement. We, at any time, may discontinue accepting Tips in connection with the Program or any Artifact associated with the Program and such discontinuation will be effective upon removal of this Agreement and submission option from the Program website. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT DO NOT SUBMIT A TIP.By clicking “I ACCEPT” below, you agree to the following provisions regarding your submission of a Tip in connection with the Program. Further, you agree that all decisions regarding any Tip, including but not limited to the whether to use or follow up on a Tip, methods and procedures associated with the collection and investigation of any Tips, and the provision of any Reward money (if any), are at our sole and exclusive discretion and are final and not subject to appeal. ELIGIBILITY:In order to submit a Tip, you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older. Your Tip must meet all eligibility requirements and the specific parameters of the Tip request in order to qualify for a Reward. Such information may be presented at the top of the Tip submission form or in the episode of the Program.No anonymous Tips will be accepted, you must provide you name, e-mail address, contact number and address with the submission of your Tip in order to be eligible for a Reward. In some cases, we may wish to feature you on the Program. By submitting a Tip, you agree to be featured on the Program, including our use of your name, voice, photograph, likeness and biography, if requested by us. You must complete all appearance release, liability wavier, and other related documentation provided by us and agree to appear on the Program (if requested by us) in order to be eligible for a Reward.TIP SUBMISSION PROCESS:You may only submit Tips though this website. Tips will not be accepted for all Artifacts and we may only accept Tips for a limited period of time, as determined in our sole discretion. We may choose to discontinue the Tip submission process for any Artifact at any time for any reason, as determined in our sole discretion.All information submitted in a Tip, including without limitation, your name and contact information, is not private and we reserve the right to make all information public and to disclose any information included in a Tip on the Program or otherwise. Additionally, we reserve the right to notify law enforcement (as deemed necessary in our sole discretion) of any of the information contained in a Tip, especially in the case of an ongoing law enforcement investigation. By submitting a Tip you agree not to assert in any part of the world any claim for invasion of privacy or appropriation of your right of publicity arising from or out of our use of your Tip in accordance with this Agreement.Not all Artifacts mentioned on the Program are eligible for a Reward. The website is intended to only collect Tips for Artifacts eligible for Rewards, however we are not responsible for any technical malfunctions or issues associated with the website or the collection of Tips not eligible for Rewards. You represent and warrant that you are in full compliance with all requirements set forth herein, including, without limitation, any eligibility requirements prior to submitting a Tip. You further represent and warrant that all information submitted by you in connection with your Tip (including without limitation, any follow up information provided) is accurate and truthful and is not, and is not meant to be, misleading in any manner.We have no obligation to respond to your submission or act upon any Tips received and we have no obligation to give a reason for rejecting you Tip or to identify any activities that relate to your Tip in any way. We may use your name to attribute a Tip to you (although we shall not be obligated to do so).We have no obligation to compensate you for any use of your Tip and the allocation of any Reward will be governed by the terms of this Agreement.You hereby irrevocably and unconditionally release and forever discharge us and our respective parents, divisions, subsidiaries and/or affiliated companies, licensees, assignees, advertising and promotional agencies from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims, damages, liabilities and demands, whether absolute or contingent, and of any nature whatsoever, which you may have or may in the future have against us with respect to your Tip, including how and whether we use your Tip.REWARDS:Rewards may be paid to you if the information in your Tip leads to the recovery of a featured lost or stolen Artifacts. The awarding of Rewards and Reward amounts are solely in the discretion of the Network, up to a maximum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) per eligible Artifact (each, a “Reward”). All Tips will be vetted by our security vendor prior to determining if such Tip is eligible for any Reward amount. Partial Rewards may be paid and Rewards may be divided amongst several people submitting eligible Tips. All aspects of the payment of a Reward, including without limitation, whether to pay a Reward at all, and the timing of such payments (if any) shall be in the sole discretion of the Network. The payment of any Reward will be subject to the condition that you are and remain in compliance with this Agreement and any other agreements which you will be required to duly execute.In the event your Tip leads to the recovery of an Artifact, we will require and you hereby agree to provide extensive access to the Artifact in order for us to verify its authenticity prior the release of any Reward amounts.Tips may be accepted for a period of time determined by us in our sole discretion after the first episode of the Program airs. We may remove the ability to submit Tips for any Artifact at any time. We then have a window of one (1) year from when the first episode of the Program airs, where our security vendor will advise on whether any of the Tips submitted from that period are eligible for a Reward. For example, a Tip may be submitted on day 1, the Artifact may be recovered by police on day 250, and the police may determine that it is authentic on day 300, then the submitter of that Tip would be eligible for a Reward, however if the Artifact is not recovered or verified until day 400, it may not be eligible for a Reward, as determined in our sole discretion. All taxes on any Reward (or portion thereof) are your sole responsibility. You should consult with your own tax advisors regarding the tax consequences of submitting a Tip and/or receiving a Reward. Rewards cannot be substituted, shared, assigned, transferred, or exchanged by you. If you are found to be ineligible or refuse to accept any Reward amount for any reason whatsoever, said forfeiture shall release us from all liability or obligations in connection with said Reward. You are providing the information herein to us for our use in complying with applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules and regulations in the United States. You release and indemnify the us from and against any liability from such taxes and any and all liability, claim, action, damage, expense, and loss of any kind caused by or arising out of the receipt, possession or use of the Reward or otherwise. WEBSITE IRREGULARITIES: All decisions regarding website problems, technical difficulties, mechanical failures, or human errors, including but not limited to the malfunction of any Tip submission forms, in connection with the Program will be determined by us in our sole discretion and shall be final and binding on you and not subject to appeal. If a technical difficulty, production problem, mechanical failure, human error or other possible irregularity affecting Tip submission occurs, we will review the situation on a case-by-case basis and take appropriate action to preserve the fairness the Tip submission and Reward allocation process. If we, in our sole discretion, determine that a technical difficulty, production problem, mechanical failure, or human error has corrupted the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process, we may take any remedial or reparative step, which, in our sole discretion, we deem necessary and/or appropriate. We will resolve any disputes or misunderstandings, at our sole and final discretion.We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify, cancel, postpone, delay, suspend and/or terminate the availability of Tip submissions in whole or in part in the event that the website is not capable of running as planned or as intended by this Agreement by reason of any of the technical or other disabling causes or other causes that, in the sole discretion of us, impair, corrupt or interrupt the administration, fairness, security or integrity or proper submission of Tips, including without limitation, hurricane, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, war, terrorist threat or activity or insurrection. In such event, we may, in its sole discretion: (a) postpone and/or reschedule and/or modify the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process, or (b) cancel the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process in its entirety. MISCELLANEOUS:All decisions regarding the Program and Tip submissions, including but not limited to methods and procedures, the determinations, and the awarding of Rewards, and the use or follow-up process for any Tips, are at our sole and exclusive discretion and are final and not subject to appeal. All determinations and decisions are in our sole discretion and shall be final, binding on you, your agents, representatives, legal successors and assigns, and not subject to challenge or appeal.You realize that we are relying on the promises you make in this Agreement and you understand that it would cause us great damage, the amount of which is difficult if not impossible to ascertain or quantify, if you break any of the promises you have made in this Agreement. You hereby waive any right to injunctive or other equitable relief whatsoever, including, without limitation, the right to revoke any rights or consents granted by you under this Agreement or to enjoin or in any way interfere with the development, production, marketing, distribution or other exploitation of any such rights, the Program, or any other production. Neither Producer nor Network nor their respective parents, divisions, subsidiaries and/or affiliated companies, licensees, advertising and promotional agencies, or any of and the directors, officers, agents, representatives, employees of each of them, are responsible for Tips that are illegible, incomplete, lost, delayed, mutilated and misdirected, any problems or technical malfunctions, human error, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including injury or damage to your or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from the submission of Tips. If for any reason the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond our control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process, we reserve the right at our sole discretion to disqualify any Tips, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process in any manner. Should the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process be terminated or cancelled prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the website, and any Tips received prior to the termination or cancellation may at our sole discretion be considered by us. Tips that have been tampered with or altered will be deemed void. We reserve the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual we deem to be tampering with the Tip submission and/or Reward allocation process or the operation of the website or any website associated therewith; to be acting in violation of the rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE TIP SUBMISSION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, WE AND OUR DESIGNEES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. All of our decisions regarding the submission of Tips and allocation of Rewards, process and system and the results derived from the Tip submission and Reward allocation process shall be final and binding, and not subject to challenge or appeal.TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL PRODUCER OR NETWORK AND THEIR RESPECTIVE, PARTNERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUBCONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR THE SUBMISSION OF ANY TIP, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA, DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE, LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES, A FAILURE OF THE WEBSITE TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER WEBSITE OR APPLICATION, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF, AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY (CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS EXCLUSION AND LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. This Agreement shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its conflict of law principals. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY OTHER RULES OR OTHER CODES OF CONDUCT SET FORTH BY US MAY RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION FROM ELIGIBILITY FOR A REWARD, AS DETERMINED IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION.WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, ADD TO, DELETE FROM, MODIFY OR AMEND ITS RULES AT OUR SOLE DISCRETION.ALL DECISIONS OF THE PRODUCER AND/OR NETWORK ARE FINAL AND AT OUR SOLE DISCRETION.You acknowledge that you have read and understand and agreed to abide by the foregoing terms and conditions in accordance with this Agreement between us and you.
Help us find the lost D-Day films shot by George Hjorth behind enemy lines at Normandy on June 6, 1944.
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We are seeking the very first section of the White House— the original cornerstone, laid by Freemasons during a secret ceremony in 1798; and/or the original engraved plaque that was attached to that cornerstone.
Help us find the original taped recordings of the Apollo 11 moon landing, recorded from slow scan transmissions from the moon at a special receiving station in Australia. Please note that we are not seeking any recordings of the televised broadcast, or any copies of 16mm film taken on the lunar surface.
We are seeking the original version of the Bixby Letter, handwritten by Abraham Lincoln and sent to Mrs. Bixby in November 1864, following the death of her sons during the Civil War. Please note that we are not seeking any of the many copies, duplicates or later handwritten versions that are known to exist.
Help us find the partial set of Washington’s false teeth, as reported stolen from the Smithsonian Institution.
We are seeking the portion of Geronimo’s skull that was allegedly stolen from his grave and once held by Yale’s Skull and Bones secret society. Please note that we are specifically not seeking any remains from Geronimo’s current resting place, or any other gravesite. Our intention is to find previously stolen material that can be returned to the rightful heirs or authorities.
Help us locate Al Capone’s armored Cadillac, seized by the U.S. government and used by Franklin Roosevelt in the early days of World War II. Please note that we are aware of other Capone armored cars, including the 1928 Cadillac previously displayed in England and Canada, as well as the 1931 Cadillac previously displayed in Las Vegas. According to our research, despite various claims, neither of these cars can be authenticated as having been used by FDR in 1941.
We are seeking the original “Roots” plaque, honoring Kunta Kinte and Alex Haley, stolen from an installation in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1981. Please note that we are not seeking replacement plaques installed at a later date.
Help us find an original, currently unknown or lost, authenticated copy of the United States Bill of Rights. These documents date to 1789, and were distributed to the states at that time.
Help us track down lunar rocks, brought back to Earth by Apollo astronauts between 1969 and 1972, and subsequently stolen or missing. We are not seeking meteorites of lunar origin, or any other type of moon rock unrelated to the Apollo program. The rock or rocks must be judged to be an authentic and important sample, according to our experts. Although there are multiple missing lunar rock samples, we will only be issuing a maximum of one reward for a lunar rock find, at our sole discretion.
We are seeking the wreckage of James Dean’s Porsche 550 Spyder, as authenticated by our experts.
We are seeking the container holding John F. Kennedy’s brain tissue, which disappeared from storage in the 1960s. The container is believed to be part of a collection of other JFK autopsy materials.
Help us find the cache of Double Eagle gold coins stolen from the San Francisco Mint in 1901. Note that these coins may be government property. Although there may be multiple caches in existence, we will only be issuing a maximum of one reward for a Double Eagle coin find, at our sole discretion.
We are seeking the photo albums found in Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest hideaway and brought back to America by Alton More at the end of World War II. While we have information that other similar—or duplicate—albums may exist, please note that at this time we are only collecting tips regarding the specific albums handled by Alton More.
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Help us find the customized Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in the films “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball.” While we are aware that other versions of the DB5 “Bond Car” exist, including a road car and replicas built for promotional purposes, we are only seeking the original car stolen from an airport hangar in 1997.
We are seeking the collection of swords and daggers stolen from the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri, in 1978. These items were gifts to the United States from Iran, Saudi Arabia and other countries. If you've seen these swords and daggers, or have information that could lead to their recovery, please provide as much detail as possible below.
We are seeking the iconic Ground Zero Flag raised on 9/11 and immortalized in Thomas Franklin's famous photo. If you've seen this flag, or have information that could lead to its recovery, please provide as much detail as possible below. Please note that at this time we are only collecting tips regarding the specific flag in the Franklin photograph, and not other flags that were displayed at Ground Zero.