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Secrets of the Dead Previous Broadcasts

Jamestown's Dark Winter (Episode #1403H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets. What do the newly discovered bones of a 14-year-old English girl reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 23, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (Episode #1301H)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 4:00 AM

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (Episode #1604)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Episode #1504)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time (Episode #1301H)

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 8:00 PM

Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, this episode chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination as it was revealed in the CBS newsroom from the moment the President was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death, one hour and eight minutes later. The drama of "One P.M. Central Standard Time" -- the episode title is taken from the time President Kennedy was declared dead at Parkland Hospital -- is played out amidst the chaos in Dallas, in the hospital, and in the CBS newsroom in New York. Included in the program will be moving memories from men and women who were there on the day -- in Dallas and New York.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (Episode #1604)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Episode #1504)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (Episode #1604)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Episode #1504)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 7, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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