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Hannibal in the Alps (#1702H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Hannibal, one of history's most famous generals, achieved what the Romans thought to be impossible. With a vast army of 50,000 troops, 15,000 horses and 37 war elephants, he crossed the mighty Alps in only 16 days to launch an attack on Rome from the north. For more than 2,000 years, nobody has been able to prove which of the four possible routes Hannibal took across the Alps - no physical evidence of Hannibal's army has ever been found... until now. In Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps, a team of experts - explorers, archaeologists, and scientists - combine state-of-the-art technology, ancient texts, and a recreation of the route itself to conclusively prove for the first time that Hannibal's army did indeed cross the Alps - and exactly how and where he did it.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 27, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me

The Lost Gardens of Babylon (#1304H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)

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 Plus: Sun, Apr 29, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 30, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (#1604H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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?

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 7, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me

Vampire Legend (#1501) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)

Follow scientists as they uncover "deviant" burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these discoveries force a re-examination of modern vampire lore.

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  • KQED World: Thu, May 10, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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Jamestown's Dark Winter (#1403) Duration: 55:40 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

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?

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  • KQED World: Thu, May 17, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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The Real Trojan Horse (#1402) Duration: 55:40 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)

Discover new archeological evidence that suggests Troy and the Trojan War may be more than myth. If the legendary siege did happen, was there really a wooden horse that brought enemy soldiers inside the fortified city?

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  • KQED World: Thu, May 24, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
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The Mona Lisa Mystery (#1305) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, and marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris. But the Mona Lisa has a secret history. Using sophisticated scientific analysis we could now solve one of the greatest mysteries in art history: is the Mona Lisa the world knows so well the original version? Or had Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait?

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  • KQED World: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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