Secrets of the Dead

Doping for Gold

Season 8 Episode 1 | 53m 36s

Doping for Gold investigates one of the most alarming cover-ups in the history of the Olympic Games - East Germany's organized use of steroids and testosterone to bolster its athletes' performance from 1960s through the 1980s. This program received a 2009 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Science, Technology and Nature Programming.

Aired: 05/06/08

Expired: 05/07/18

Rating: TV-PG

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