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Secrets of the Dead

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Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later.

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Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

Follow archaeologists who map underwater ruins of ancient Rome’s version of Las Vegas

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S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

55:11

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Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep1: Vampire Legend

Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore

54:41

S15 Ep1: Vampire Legend

54:41

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

Secrets of the Dead

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.

55:10

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

55:10

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S13 Ep5: The Mona Lisa Mystery

Secrets of the Dead

S13 Ep5: The Mona Lisa Mystery

Secrets of the Dead Investigates the Tale of Two Mona Lisas

54:41

S13 Ep5: The Mona Lisa Mystery

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

Secrets of the Dead

Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

The parachute is one of many inventions attributed to Leonardo but he did not invent it.

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Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

4:12

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Leonardo's anatomical drawings

Secrets of the Dead

Leonardo's anatomical drawings

Leonardo’s first dissections were in search of the soul.

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Leonardo's anatomical drawings

3:19

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Vitruvian Man

Secrets of the Dead

Vitruvian Man

The “Vitruvian Man,” which Leonardo drew in about 1490, seems to summarize all of his work

3:01

Vitruvian Man

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

Shellfish farming was an industry as far back as the Roman times.

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S16 Ep3: Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

2:52

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: Nero's banquets in Baiae

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Nero's banquets in Baiae

Nero spent a fortune on indulgent banquets in Baiae.

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S16 Ep3: Nero's banquets in Baiae

3:31

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

Baiae was a resort where the Roman elites could let their hair down.

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S16 Ep3: What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

Secrets of the Dead

The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin took up residence at the Yellow House.

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The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

3:18

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Who was Vincent van Gogh?

Secrets of the Dead

Who was Vincent van Gogh?

Who was Vincent van Gogh? How did his career as an artist start?

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Who was Vincent van Gogh?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science: Preview

Secrets of the Dead

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science: Preview

Uncover new evidence tracing many of Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions to other scientists.

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Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science: Preview

0:33

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Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

What made Baiae such a special place?

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S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

0:35

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead The Yellow House

Secrets of the Dead

The Yellow House

Vincent began to paint obsessively at the Yellow House.

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The Yellow House

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

Secrets of the Dead

Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

What did Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles?

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Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

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