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The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone (Episode #1302)

KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. David Livingstone's birth, new forensic techniques are being used to study the famed explorer's lost diary. It reveals he was witness to the brutal massacre of slaves at the hands of their traders. And the writings in this diary suggest he was a far different man than the legend that surrounds him.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The Lost Gardens of Babylon (Episode #1304H)

KQED 9: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

This film examines a world wonder so elusive, most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing. But they were digging in the wrong place. Now, this film proves the spectacular Hanging Gardens of Babylon did exist, shows us where they were, what they looked like and how they were constructed.

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 7, 2017 -- 4:00 AM
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