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Secrets of the Dead

Bram Stoker's Notes and Research for Dracula

Pop culture has fixated on vampires, thrilling audiences with the horror of a deadly monster… A nocturnal predator from Eastern Europe who rises from the grave to feed off the blood of its victims. But what if Dracula, and all the other vampires that have captured the public imagination, have a basis in reality?

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The Caravaggio Heist
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The Caravaggio Heist

Fr. Marius Zerafa risks his life to recover a Caravaggio masterpiece stolen in 1984.
Season 19 Episode 6
A Samurai in the Vatican
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A Samurai in the Vatican

In 1613, a Japanese samurai was sent to Europe to negotiate opening a new trade route.
Season 19 Episode 5
Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws
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Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws

A fresh look at the flaws that led to the infamous Hindenburg disaster in 1937.
Season 19 Episode 4
The First Circle of Stonehenge
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The First Circle of Stonehenge

New evidence on the origins of Stonehenge is uncovered.
Season 19 Episode 3
Lady Sapiens
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Lady Sapiens

Discover the untold story of prehistoric women through the latest science and research.
Season 19 Episode 2
Magellan’s Crossing
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Magellan’s Crossing

Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition resulted in the first circumnavigation of the globe.
Season 19 Episode 1
Gangster's Gold
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Gangster's Gold

Join treasure hunters searching for the lost treasure of gangster Dutch Schultz.
Season 18 Episode 5