Wednesdays, 9:00 PM ET on PBS

60 minutes

Part detective story, part true-life drama, SECRETS OF THE DEAD explores some of the most iconic moments in history to debunk myths and shed new light on past events. Using the latest investigative techniques, forensic science and historical examination to unearth new evidence, the series shatters accepted wisdom, challenge prevailing ideas, overturn existing hypotheses, spotlights for gotten mysteries, and ultimately rewrite history.