Secrets of the Dead
Aztec Massacre (#701)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Airs Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings. 00:31
Full Program: 400 skeletons are found in Zultapec. Who were the victims and why were they killed? 52:21
Visit www.pbs.org/secrets for more information. A grisly discovery of more than 400 mutilated bodies in Mexico is... 00:36
Full Program: THIRTEEN Recounts Walter Cronkite’s Iconic News Coverage of the JFK Assassination 00:00
Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute... 00:31
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- 73 episodes
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Series Description: Part detective story, part true-life drama, SECRETS OF THE DEAD unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events. Using the most up-to-date science in the laboratory and in the field, scientists and researchers examine the missing pieces of each puzzle, completing the picture of what had been merely an assemblage of suppositions.
All Upcoming Episodes
Ben Franklin's Bones (#1401)
These episodes of Secrets of the Dead aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Death on the Railroad (#1203)
- China's Terracotta Warriors (#1103)
- Lost in the Amazon (#1102)
- Lost Ships of Rome (#1101)
- JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (#1301)
- Cavemen Cold Case (#1204)
- Bugging Hitler's Soldiers (#1202)
- Slave Ship Mutiny (#1004)
- The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (#1302)
- The Silver Pharaoh (#1003)
- Resurrecting Richard III (#1306)
- The Man Who Saved the World (#1201)
- The Lost Gardens of Babylon (#1304)
- The World's Biggest Bomb (#1104)