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Secrets of the Dead

Part detective story, part true-life drama, SECRETS OF THE DEAD 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.

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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 6:00 AM    "Cavemen Cold Case" A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction? Scientists examine the bones and discover signs that tell a shocking story of how this group may have met their deaths. Some bones bear distinct signs of cannibalism. Was it a result of ritual or hunger? Neanderthal experts are adamant that they were not bloodthirsty brutes. D
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Cavemen Cold Case" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Cavemen Cold Case" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Cavemen Cold Case" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 10:00 PM "Cavemen Cold Case" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Airmen and the Headhunters" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Airmen and the Headhunters" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Airmen and the Headhunters" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 10:00 PM "Airmen and the Headhunters" (WORLD)
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Friday, Jun 14, 2013 - 6:00 PM "Lost Ships of Rome" (WORLD)
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Friday, Jun 14, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Lost Ships of Rome" (WORLD)
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