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Secrets of the Dead

The Man Who Saved the World

Season 12 Episode 6 | 53m 10s

The little-known story of how close to nuclear destruction the world really was during those dark October days and how the heroism of one man saved us all

Aired: 10/23/12

Expired: 09/12/17

Rating: NR

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