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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/xazNaRHfDERrDrKlxEYcGA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false When skeletal remains of at least 10 people turned up in the basement of Benjamin Franklin’s British residence, people wondered if the Founding Father might have had a much darker side. Franklin was aware of the bodies in his basement, but they weren’t the victims of violent acts. Rather, they were... /episodes/get/28728 /episode/28728 Ben Franklin's Bones /episode-player/28728

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

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Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:00
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Follow scientists who are testing the bones of King Richard III, unearthed in 2011

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Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:00
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When human bones were found in the basement of Benjamin Franklin's London home, people wondered if he had a dark side. The remains weren't victims of violent acts, however; they were used in an anatomy school that helped shape modern medicine.

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Sat, 08/09/2014 - 01:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/TIjbiG0Cz17KUShXobi0Sw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Hers is the most famous smile in the world, visited and studied by thousands every year, a priceless work of art —the one and only Mona Lisa. Or is it unique? With its striking similarities to the painting in the Louvre Museum, the so-called Isleworth Mona Lisa has remained an art world mystery... /episodes/get/20108 /episode/20108 The Mona Lisa Mystery /episode-player/20108

Secrets of the Dead Investigates the Tale of Two Mona Lisas

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Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00
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Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World

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Tue, 05/06/2014 - 12:00
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This episode uncovers evidence that could rewrite the history of the Americas

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Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:00
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