Secrets of the Dead, Vol. 1Closed Captioning
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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.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoUmbrella Assassin||Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov was assassinated by a pellet-gun umbrella. All evidence points toward KGB involvement. Twenty-seven years later, the Markov murder case remains officially unsolved. It seems the truth of Bulgarian complicity in the murder of Georgi Markov will never be made public.||56:11||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoExecuted In Error||In 1910, an American doctor named Hawley Crippen was convicted in England of poisoning and dismembering his wife. The vicious murder and execution that followed made international headlines. It was a landmark case: The first trial by media, and the first to be dominated by forensic science. But did the prosecutors get it right? Almost one hundred years later, investigators have re-opened the files on a murder that became known as one of the crimes of the century.||56:19||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoAztec Massacre||A grisly discovery of more than 400 mutilated bodies in Mexico is turning history on its head. Aztec Massacre paints a new picture of the violent relations between the Aztecs and the Conquistadors and rewrites much of what we thought we knew about the Aztec civilization.||53:28||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoEscape from Auschwitz||The death factory at Auschwitz was a closely guarded secret of the Third Reich until two men, Rudolph Vrba and Alfred Wetzler, escaped to tell the world about the Nazi atrocities. Escape from Auschwitz reveals the story of their escape and explores the controversial decision by the head of the Hungarian underground not to make their report public.||55:17||$1.99||View In iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoSinking Atlantis||Five thousand years ago the Minoans, Europe's first great civilization, flourished on the island of Crete. Yet in their heyday, they mysteriously disappeared. Sinking Atlantis digs deep into the Minoan soil and history, following archaeologists who are finding evidence of a massive tsunami that devastated the Minoans and may have spawned the myth of Atlantis.||53:57||$1.99||View In iTunes|
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Great show! Where are the other volumes??
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If you are a history buff or even have a casual interest, this is a well produced series. More please.
My favorite of the history shows! Would love to see more episodes up on itunes! I've watched these ones so much I know them by heart!