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Carthage's Lost Warriors Air date: 04-03-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365213438/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In 146 BC, as the Romans conquered the vast Carthaginian Empire in North Africa, thousands of people fled their homeland. Now, science is suggesting some may have taken refuge thousands of miles away in South America. In addition to the scientific evidence, blonde, blue eyed indigenes suggest that... /episodes/get/12304 /episode/12304 Secrets of the Dead: Carthage's Lost Warriors /episode-player/12304
The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone Air date: 03-27-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365208393/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/12222 /episode/12222 Secrets of the Dead: The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone /episode-player/12222
JFK: One PM Central Standard Time Air date: 11-14-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365118738/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Narrated by George Clooney, JFK: One PM Central Standard Time recounts the riveting story of the reporting from Dallas and the CBS Newsroom in New York from the moment President Kennedy was shot until Cronkiteâs emotional pronouncement of his death at 1 p.m. CST. /episodes/get/10998 /episode/10998 Secrets of the Dead: JFK: One PM Central Standard Time /episode-player/10998
Bones of the Buddha Air date: 07-24-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365051623/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The mystery surrounding the bones of the Buddha dates back more than 100 years ago, when colonial estate manager William Peppe and his workers began digging at a mysterious hill in Northern India. /episodes/get/9857 /episode/9857 Secrets of the Dead: Bones of the Buddha /episode-player/9857
Bones of the Buddha Air date: 07-24-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365051393/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false When colonial estate manager Willie Peppe set his workers digging at a mysterious hill in Northern India in 1898, he had no idea what theyâd find. Just over 20 feet down, they made an amazing discovery: a huge stone coffer, containing five reliquary jars, more than 1,000 separate jewels and some... /episodes/get/9858 /episode/9858 Secrets of the Dead: Bones of the Buddha /episode-player/9858
Ultimate Tut Air date: 07-11-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365043134/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The documentary answers the persisting questions surrounding Tutankhamun: who was he; how did he die; why was his tomb found intact; and what makes his mummy unique? /episodes/get/9741 /episode/9741 Secrets of the Dead: Ultimate Tut /episode-player/9741
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Doping for Gold
Doping for Gold investigates one of the most alarming cover-ups in the history of the Olympic Games - East Germany's organized use of steroids and testosterone to bolster its athletes' performance from 1960s through the 1980s. This program received a 2009 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Science,...
Air date: 05/07/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239877248/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Doping for Gold investigates one of the most alarming cover-ups in the history of the Olympic Games - East Germany's organized use of steroids and testosterone to bolster its athletes' performance from 1960s through the 1980s. This program received a 2009 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Science,... /episodes/get/3135 /episode/3135 Secrets of the Dead: Doping for Gold /episode-player/3135
Sinking Atlantis
5000 ago, the Minoans, Europe's first great civilization, flourished on the island of Crete. The sophisticated inhabitants were the first Europeans to use a written language and construct paved roads. But inexplicably, at the height of their power, the Minoans were wiped from the pages of history....
Air date: 05/14/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1204753806/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 5000 ago, the Minoans, Europe's first great civilization, flourished on the island of Crete. The sophisticated inhabitants were the first Europeans to use a written language and construct paved roads. But inexplicably, at the height of their power, the Minoans were wiped from the pages of history.... /episodes/get/3147 /episode/3147 Secrets of the Dead: Sinking Atlantis /episode-player/3147
Executed in Error
In 1910, an American doctor named Hawley Crippen was convicted in England of poisoning and dismembering his wife. The vicious murder-and execution that followed-made international headlines. It was a landmark case-the first trial by media, and the first to be dominated by forensic science. But did...
Air date: 10/01/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1211797061/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In 1910, an American doctor named Hawley Crippen was convicted in England of poisoning and dismembering his wife. The vicious murder-and execution that followed-made international headlines. It was a landmark case-the first trial by media, and the first to be dominated by forensic science. But did... /episodes/get/3137 /episode/3137 Secrets of the Dead: Executed in Error /episode-player/3137
The Hunt for Nazi Scientists
At the end of World War II, undercover Allied agents engaged in a desperate race against one another to capture the elite of Germany's scientific community in an effort to gain a major advantage in the looming Cold War and Space Race. "The Hunt for Nazi Scientists" examines this crucial pursuit...
Air date: 10/19/2008
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1235658337/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false At the end of World War II, undercover Allied agents engaged in a desperate race against one another to capture the elite of Germany's scientific community in an effort to gain a major advantage in the looming Cold War and Space Race. "The Hunt for Nazi Scientists" examines this crucial pursuit... /episodes/get/3150 /episode/3150 Secrets of the Dead: The Hunt for Nazi Scientists /episode-player/3150
Blackbeard's Lost Ship
Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard, was the most notorious pirate of his day. Now, 300 years later, a marine archaeology team believe they have found his sunken flagship, Queen Anne's Revenge, off the North Carolina coast. Did Blackbeard accidentally run his ship aground, or was it a deliberate plot...
Air date: 04/22/2009
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1208271760/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard, was the most notorious pirate of his day. Now, 300 years later, a marine archaeology team believe they have found his sunken flagship, Queen Anne's Revenge, off the North Carolina coast. Did Blackbeard accidentally run his ship aground, or was it a deliberate plot... /episodes/get/3129 /episode/3129 Secrets of the Dead: Blackbeard's Lost Ship /episode-player/3129
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