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Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.
Follow scientists who are testing the bones of King Richard III, unearthed in 2011
Secrets of the Dead Investigates the Tale of Two Mona Lisas
Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World
This episode uncovers evidence that could rewrite the history of the Americas
Examine new forensic techniques being used to study the famed explorer’s lost diary.
THIRTEEN Recounts Walter Cronkite’s Iconic News Coverage of the JFK Assassination
Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: Bones of the Buddha.
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On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed into law the historic Civil Rights Act.
Theresa recalls her persistence to claim her right to vote during the Jim Crow era.
The scientists create a complete profile of Richard’s diet over the course of his life.
The team studying Richard the Third now has someone who can serve as his body double.
Could the Isleworth Mona Lisa be a forgery or an unfinished da Vinci masterpiece?
In the summer of 1911, the Mona Lisa portrait was stolen from The Louvre Museum.
Archimedes is known for inventing a device that efficiently raised water for irrigation.
Who Built Hanging Gardens of Babylon? Deciphering Ancient Cuneiform Text
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In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.
Could Benjamin Franklin have been responsible in some way for the bones in the basement?
Franklin was curious about the world and he operated in it as a gentlemanly scientist.
Watch how the shortage of human cadavers turned anatomists to the criminal underworld.
Are the bones at Craven Street connected to William Hewson?
Scientist test the hunchbacked bones of King Richard III
The Mona Lisa Mystery
See what the Hanging Gardens of Babylon looked like and how they were constructed.
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