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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King Arthur's Lost Kingdom


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

The Real Trojan Horse


Uncover evidence that could explain how ancient Greeks got inside the walls of Troy

Ben Franklin's Bones


Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.