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 Spanish Florida


New documentary premieres Tuesday, December 26 at 9 p.m. EST on PBS (check local listings)

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Vampire Legend


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

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness


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

The Lost Gardens of Babylon


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

Killer Flu


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

The Hunt for Nazi Scientists


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

Doping for Gold


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