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Teotihuacan's Lost Kings

Wed. May 25, 5:00 AM
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Teotihuacan's Lost Kings

Wed. May 25, 1:00 PM
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Teotihuacan's Lost Kings

Thu. May 26, 4:00 AM
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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

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Wed. May 25 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Wed. May 25 at 1:00 PM WGBX 44
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Thu. May 26 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Sat. May 28 at 2:00 AM WGBH 2
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Sun. May 29 at 9:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Mon. May 30 at 1:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Mon. May 30 at 9:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Mon. May 30 at 3:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Jamestown's Dark Winter Wed. Jun 1 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
Jamestown's Dark Winter Wed. Jun 1 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Jamestown's Dark Winter Thu. Jun 2 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
Jamestown's Dark Winter Sun. Jun 5 at 9:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Jamestown's Dark Winter Mon. Jun 6 at 1:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Jamestown's Dark Winter Mon. Jun 6 at 9:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Jamestown's Dark Winter Mon. Jun 6 at 3:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings Fri. Jun 10 at 5:00 AM WGBH 2
Vampire Legend Thu. Jun 16 at 8:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Vampire Legend Fri. Jun 17 at 1:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Vampire Legend Fri. Jun 17 at 9:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Vampire Legend Fri. Jun 17 at 3:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Jamestown's Dark Winter Sat. Jun 25 at 7:00 PM WGBX 44

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