Secrets of the Dead
Part detective story, part true-life drama, this series 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.
Secrets of the Dead Previous Broadcasts
Executed In Error (Episode #803H)
KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 24, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
The program profiles Hawley Crippen, who was convicted of poisoning and brutally dismembering his wife in 1910, and made even more infamous for being the first criminal to be caught with the help of the new wireless telegraph (soon to be called "radio"). However, analysis of the remains done this year proves that not only was the body not his wife, it wasn't even a woman and it may have been put there by the police.
- KQED Plus: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 4:00 AM