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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SECRETS OF THE DEAD is made possible, in part, by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by public television viewers.

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World War Speed


Follow historian James Holland as he unearths the truth about amphetamine use in World War

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Egypt's Darkest Hour


Archaeologists discover a mass grave with the bones of nearly 60 people near Luxor, Egypt.

King Arthur's Lost Kingdom


Uncover new evidence suggesting the legend of King Arthur began in a Dark Ages trading vil

Hannibal in the Alps


Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps Premieres Tuesday, April 10 at 8-9 p.m. on PBS.

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science


Was Leonardo a copycat?

Nero’s Sunken City


Follow archaeologists who map underwater ruins of ancient Rome’s version of Las Vegas

Van Gogh’s Ear


What did Vincent Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888?