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The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone

Thu. Sep 10, 6:00 PM
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The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone

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The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone

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The Airmen and the Headhunters

headhunters of borneoIn 1944, as war raged across the globe, an incredible drama unfolded in the remote jungles of Borneo. A US bomber was hit by Japanese anti-aircraft fire, and as the plane went down, the surviving crew ejected and parachuted into the wilderness. Pursued by Japanese soldiers, they were taken in and protected by members of the Dayak tribe — the so-called “wild men of Borneo,” who were infamous for their grisly custom of hunting and smoking enemy heads.

The Dayaks fed and protected the airmen until, months later, they were found by an eccentric British special ops officer, Major Tom Harrisson, who was fighting a guerrilla war against the Japanese with a band of Australian commandoes. Harder to believe than a fictional Hollywood thriller, their true tale is one of courage, survival, and compassion from the most unlikely sources. Actor Liev Schreiber narrates.

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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.

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Secrets of the Dead Showtimes

The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone Thu. Sep 10 at 6:00 PM WGBH WORLD
The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone Mon. Sep 14 at 4:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone Tue. Sep 15 at 5:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone Tue. Sep 15 at 11:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Cavemen Cold Case Thu. Sep 17 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Cavemen Cold Case Fri. Sep 18 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Cavemen Cold Case Fri. Sep 18 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Cavemen Cold Case Fri. Sep 18 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Bones of the Buddha Thu. Sep 24 at 6:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Bones of the Buddha Fri. Sep 25 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Bones of the Buddha Sat. Sep 26 at 5:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Bones of the Buddha Mon. Sep 28 at 4:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Bones of the Buddha Tue. Sep 29 at 5:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Bones of the Buddha Tue. Sep 29 at 11:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Real Trojan Horse Tue. Oct 13 at 9:00 PM WGBH 2
The Real Trojan Horse Wed. Oct 14 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
The Real Trojan Horse Wed. Oct 14 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
The Real Trojan Horse Wed. Oct 14 at 1:00 PM WGBX 44
The Real Trojan Horse Thu. Oct 15 at 5:00 AM WGBX 44
Secrets of the Dead Thu. Oct 15 at 9:00 PM WGBH 2

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