Secrets of the Dead

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Mysteries involving notable historical events, people and locations are scientifically examined.
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S17E3 - The Woman in the ..

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved ..

S17E2 - Hannibal in the A..

Hannibal, one of history’s most famous generals, achieved what the..

S17E1 -Scanning the Pyram..

The only one of the seven wonders of the world still standing, the G..

S17E00 – “Secrets of ..

A Secrets of the Dead Special uncovers one story of America’s past..

S16E5 - LeonardoThe Man W..

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his ar..

S16E4 - Nero’s Sunken C..

Nero’s Sunken City Baiae... An ancient Roman city lost to the same..

S16E3 - Van Gogh's Ear

The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulen..

S16E2 - Graveyard of the ..

Sixty-five million years ago, a giant meteor hit the earth causing a..

S16E1 - After Stonehenge

Researchers working in secret inside a quarry study the charred rema..

S15E3 - The Alcatraz Escape

On June 11, 1962, bank robbers Frank Morris and Clarence & John Angl..

S15E2 - Jamestown's Dark ..

The story of the Jamestown settlement, the first permanent English c..

S15E1 - Vampire Legend

Bram Stoker penned his gothic horror “Dracula” in 1887 and popul..

S14E1 - Ben Franklin’s ..

In November 1997, when the skeletal remains of at least 28 bodies we..

S13E6 - Dick Cavett's Wat..

With the exception of the nightly network news shows, no one on tele..

S13E5 - The Mona Lisa Mys..

Discover a portrait of a younger and more beautiful Mona Lisa that p..

S13E4 - The Lost Gardens ..

Of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Hanging Garden of Bab..

S13E2 - The Lost Diary of..

New forensic technology helps researchers study Dr. David Livingston..

S13E1 - JFK: One PM Centr..

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, ..

S11E3 - The World’s Big..

Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists embarked on a..

S11E2 - China's Terracott..

The life-sized terracotta warriors of China are known throughout the..

S11E1 - Lost in the Amazon

On April 20, 1925, Colonel Percy Fawcett, his elder son Jack Fawcett..

S10E3 - Lost Ships of Rome

In 2009, archaeologists discovered an underwater graveyard of five R..

S10E2 - Slave Ship Mutiny

Three disparate Capetowners reveal a long-forgotten, dramatic slave ..

S10E1 - The Silver Pharaoh

Tanis, Egypt, circa 1939. On the brink of World War II, an excavatio..

S9E6 - Deadliest Battle

The Battle of Stalingrad, the deadliest single battle ever seen, has..

S9E5 - Churchill's Deadly..

In the summer of 1940 Germany was poised to seize the French fleet a..

S9E4 - Japanese SuperSub

During World War 2, Japan developed a super-submarine capable of lau..

S9E3 - Mumbai Massacre

Accounts of the survivors of the indiscriminate terrorist massacres ..

S9E2 - Airmen and the Hea..

A tribe in Borneo protects a shot-down U.S. bomber crew from Japanes..

S9E1 - Michelangelo Revea..

More than five centuries ago, Michelangelo Buonarroti was the darlin..

S8E4 - Blackbeard's Lost ..

Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard, was the most notorious pirate of his..

S8E3 - Executed in Error

In 1910, an American doctor named Hawley Crippen was convicted in En..

S8E2 - Sinking Atlantis

Five thousand years ago the Minoans, Europe’s first great civiliza..

S8E1 - Doping for Gold

In the 1970s, female East German athletes came from nowhere to domin..