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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.

Legend has it, King Richard III had his two nephews killed at the Tower of London in 1483.
The official record states the boy crowned King Edward in 1487 was actually an imposter.
Find out if the 15th-century murder of two princes in the Tower of London can be solved.
SECRETS OF THE DEAD is made possible, in part, by public television viewers.
Episodes
Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers
Find out how and why 57 Irish immigrants to the U.S. died in 1832.
Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: Ultimate Tut.
THIRTEEN Recounts Walter Cronkite’s Iconic News Coverage of the JFK Assassination
Examine new forensic techniques being used to study the famed explorer’s lost diary.
Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.
Uncover evidence that could explain how ancient Greeks got inside the walls of Troy
Discover the truth about the first permanent English colony in the New World
Take a look at the life of Nero and find out what history may have gotten wrong about him.
Where did Hannibal and his army cross the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome?
New evidence suggests the legend of King Arthur began in a Dark Ages trading village.
Archaeologists discover a mass grave with the bones of nearly 60 people near Luxor, Egypt.
Extras
An osteoarcheologist explores possible explanations for a nail found through a heel bone.
Two experts conduct a virtual autopsy on skeletal remains from Roman Britain.
Eiffel’s use of iron to build his tower represented a radical architectural shift.
Gustave Eiffel had a lengthy résumé before he built his namesake tower.
A collector talks his love of dinosaurs and shows off the displays in his home.
The original buyer and seller of “Big John” discuss their feelings about the sale.
After excavating its remains, scientists see what the Iznik basilica may have looked like.
Scientists explore the underwater ruins of a 4th-century basilica.
Uncover the only evidence of crucifixion in Roman-occupied Britain.
Discover the world of dinosaur fossil collecting, an unusual hobby with a growing market.