Secrets of the Dead

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.

Tue, Jan 31 8:00 P.M. Bombing Auschwitz     NH WORLD

Join historians, survivors and experts as they consider one of the great moral dilemmas of the 20th century.

Wed, Feb 1 1:00 A.M. Bombing Auschwitz     NH WORLD

Join historians, survivors and experts as they consider one of the great moral dilemmas of the 20th century.

Wed, Feb 1 9:00 A.M. Bombing Auschwitz     NH WORLD

Join historians, survivors and experts as they consider one of the great moral dilemmas of the 20th century.

Wed, Feb 1 10:00 P.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NHPBS

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Thu, Feb 2 2:00 A.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NHPBS

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Thu, Feb 2 3:00 P.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NH EXPLORE

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Fri, Feb 3 3:00 A.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NHPBS

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Sun, Feb 5 2:00 A.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NHPBS

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Tue, Feb 7 8:00 P.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NH WORLD

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Wed, Feb 8 1:00 A.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NH WORLD

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Wed, Feb 8 9:00 A.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NH WORLD

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Wed, Feb 8 10:00 P.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NHPBS

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Thu, Feb 9 2:00 A.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NHPBS

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Thu, Feb 9 3:00 P.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NH EXPLORE

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Fri, Feb 10 3:00 A.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NHPBS

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Sun, Feb 12 2:00 A.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NHPBS

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Tue, Feb 14 8:00 P.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NH WORLD

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Wed, Feb 15 1:00 A.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NH WORLD

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Wed, Feb 15 9:00 A.M. The Woman in the Iron Coffin     NH WORLD

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

Wed, Feb 15 10:00 P.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NHPBS

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Thu, Feb 16 2:00 A.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NHPBS

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Thu, Feb 16 3:00 P.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NH EXPLORE

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Fri, Feb 17 3:00 A.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NHPBS

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Sun, Feb 19 2:00 A.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NHPBS

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Tue, Feb 21 8:00 P.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NH WORLD

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Wed, Feb 22 1:00 A.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NH WORLD

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Wed, Feb 22 9:00 A.M. Hannibal in the Alps     NH WORLD

Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.

Wed, Feb 22 10:00 P.M. Viking Warrior Queen     NHPBS

Join a team of archaeologists as they examine one of the most significant Viking graves ever found and test the DNA of the remains of the female warrior buried inside, rewriting our understanding of Viking society.

Thu, Feb 23 2:00 A.M. Viking Warrior Queen     NHPBS

Join a team of archaeologists as they examine one of the most significant Viking graves ever found and test the DNA of the remains of the female warrior buried inside, rewriting our understanding of Viking society.

Thu, Feb 23 3:00 P.M. Viking Warrior Queen     NH EXPLORE

Join a team of archaeologists as they examine one of the most significant Viking graves ever found and test the DNA of the remains of the female warrior buried inside, rewriting our understanding of Viking society.

Fri, Feb 24 3:00 A.M. Viking Warrior Queen     NHPBS

Join a team of archaeologists as they examine one of the most significant Viking graves ever found and test the DNA of the remains of the female warrior buried inside, rewriting our understanding of Viking society.

Thu, Mar 2 3:00 P.M. King Arthur's Lost Kingdom     NH EXPLORE

Uncover new archaeological evidence at Tintagel that suggests the legend of King Arthur started in a prosperous and sophisticated trading village in 5th-century Britain following the departure of the Romans.

Thu, Mar 9 3:00 P.M. Archaeology at Althorp     NH EXPLORE

Discover one of the most significant British archaeological finds of the century in the Althorp estate, house to the late Diana, Princess of Wales.


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American Masters | Groucho & Cavett
Mary Berry's Ultimate Christmas | Mary Berry's Ultimate Christmas
The Letter: A Message For Our Earth | The Letter: A Message For Our Earth
In A Different Key | In A Different Key
The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations | Kristalina Georgieva
La Otra Mirada | Fear of the Other
The Earthshot Prize | The Earthshot Prize 2022
Christmas With The Tabernacle Choir | O Holy Night: Christmas with The Tabernacle Choir
The St Olaf Christmas Festival | The St. Olaf Christmas Festival: Love Divine
Celebrate & Sing! Glory to the Newborn King! | Celebrate & Sing! Glory to the Newborn King!
Miss Scarlet & The Duke | Episode 1: The Vanishing
POV | Midwives
Tutankhamun: Allies & Enemies | Episode 1
The Caverns Sessions | BRIT TAYLOR
Magpie Murders | Episode 6
American Experience | Part 2 |Taken Hostage | American Experience
The Great Age Reboot | The Great Age Reboot
How She Rolls | A Very Carrie Christmas
NOVA | Zero to Infinity
Next at the Kennedy Center | A Joni Mitchell Songbook
Austin City Limits | Cimafunk & The Tribe
Antiques Roadshow | Junk in the Trunk 11
Great Performances | NY Phil Reopening of David Geffen Hall
Nature | American Ocelot
Secrets of the Dead | Hidden In The Amazon
After Action | All Gave Some
Local, USA | In Their Element
Her War, Her Story: World War II | Her War, Her Story: World War II
Dia de los Muertos | Dia de los Muertos
Making Black America | Episode 4
The House That Norm Built | The House That Norm Built
Rivers of Life | Yukon
Rick Steves' Art of Europe | The Renaissance