Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead is part detective story, part true-life drama that unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events.

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The Alcatraz Escape

55:10

Scientists investigate whether surviving an escape from Alcatraz prison was possible.



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Vampire Legend

54:41

Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

55:10

In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.

The Lost Gardens of Babylon

54:41

Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World

Killer Flu

54:53

Where did this particular flu strain come from, and what made it so deadly?

The Hunt for Nazi Scientists

54:54

Allied agents engage in a race to capture the elite of Germany's scientific community

Doping for Gold

53:36

Investigate one of the most alarming cover-ups in the history of the Olympic Games