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Secrets of the Dead

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DocumentaryHistory7+2000 - Present16 SeasonsReturning: Date TBATags:History

Part detective story, part true-life drama, Secrets of the Dead investigators travel the globe unearthing evidence that throws fresh light on mysteries of the past. The PBS series is produced by WNET New York. The earliest programs are versions of shows originally produced in the UK and broadcast on Channel 4 starting in 1999. Those early shows purchased by PBS are indicated in the episode descriptions as (UK/PBS) and were re-edited, re-branded, and re-narrated by Americans. (PBS) indicates original PBS (thirteen/WNET) productions. Episode topics have included the Titanic, D-Day, the Shroud of Turin, the Salem Witch Trials, Blackbeard's lost ship, and the first English translations of the Bible. PBS premiered the series in the United States on May 15, 2000, airing four programs in three days. Despite an irregular schedule, new episodes continue to air. Run time varies from episode to episode but are edited to fit into an hour time slot for PBS.

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Season 4

Season 04, Episode 02 Bridge on the River Kwai

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Nov 13, 2003
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Bridge on the River Kwai Nov 13, 2003 (Modern Mysteries) While remnants of the abandoned structure exist today, jungles have consumed much of what remains. Construction records and documents revealing the railway’s route are scarce. So just how did a team of men in such poor condition and confronted with so many obstacles manage to build the railway? And how did their Allied brethren achieve its demolition?

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Season 5

Season 05, Episode 01 The Hunt for Nazi Scientists

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Oct 20, 2005
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The Hunt for Nazi Scientists Oct 20, 2005 Days after D-Day, Allied forces joined together for a different kind of mission. Through rare footage, eyewitness testimonies, and real-life accounts, the story is told of the race to capture the German physicists and other scientists and any secrets they may hold of advanced 'vengeance' weapons. Finding the scientists could mean gaining significant advantage in the looming Cold War. Liev Schreiber narrates the story of the scientists' dramatic capture and the influences they have on wars today.

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Season 05, Episode 02 Gangland Graveyard

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Nov 17, 2005
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Gangland Graveyard Nov 17, 2005 On October 6, 2004, FBI agents began digging up a Queens swamp in the hopes of finding the remains of the man who killed John Gotti's son. Instead, they unearthed a severed foot and other pieces of human skeleton, along with personal effects. Forensic tests tied the remains to Mob family captains who had been killed by mob boss Joseph "Big Joey" Massino. This program documents the search which opens a window into the grisly world of the mob.

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Season 05, Episode 04 The Sinking of the Andrea Doria

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Jul 27, 2006
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The Sinking of the Andrea Doria Jul 27, 2006 An examination of the evidence to find out just what really happened when this luxury cruise liner sank in 1956.

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