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Secrets of the Dead

The Woman in the Iron Coffin

Season 16 Episode 5

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America’s free Black communities.

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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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55:25
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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