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The Lost Treasure

The Lost Treasure

Secrets of the Dead

Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Yet his reputation rests on only a handful of pictures -- including the world's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa.

1 min.

The Lost Gardens of Babylon

The Lost Gardens of Babylon

Secrets of the Dead

A search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

60 min.

Carthage's Lost Warriors

Carthage's Lost Warriors

Secrets of the Dead

Evidence that Carthaginians landed in South America.

60 min.

The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone

The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone

Secrets of the Dead

A look at the lost diary of Dr. David Livingstone (1813-73).

60 min.

Churchill's Deadly Decision

Churchill's Deadly Decision

Secrets of the Dead

Find out why Churchill chose to sink the French fleet

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

Secrets of the Dead

How the JFK assassination was reported by journalists.

60 min.

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