History Specials 1 Season 2010
1. 102 Minutes that Changed America A new historical record is emerging of the sights and sounds of the attack on the World Trade Center.
2. Ancient Ink Tattoos are more desirable than ever but do you know who created the first tattoo or why monks in Thailand "sling ink" so their clients can have great sex?
3. Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was the first "common-man" President. Orphaned at 14, he became a lawyer with no formal education, an Army General with no military experience and President without being rich.
4. Beltway Unbuckled Beltway Unbuckled explores the fascinating ways sexual politics have impacted and created American history.
5. Beyond The Da Vinci Code Is it the greatest story ever told--or the greatest story ever sold? A best-selling novel sparks a debate that could change Christianity forever.
6. Holy Grail in America In 1898, a Minnesota farmer clearing trees from his field uprooted a large stone covered with mysterious runes that tell a story of land acquisition and murder.
7. Last Stand Of The 300 After Custer, Thermopylae is the most famous last stand in history. In a narrow pass in Northern Greece, seven thousand Greek soldiers await an onslaught of epic proportions.
8. Marijuana: A Chronic History It's illegal, used throughout the country, and a major source of income for many people.
9. Mysteries Of The Freemasons: The Beginning They led the Revolution, framed the Declaration of Independence, and in the early years of the Republic, grew to unmatched heights of influence and power.
10. Quest for the Lost Ark The existence and location of the Ark of the Covenant has remained one of the most enduring mysteries in archaeology.
11. Samurai The ultimate warrior of the Samurai era, Miyamoto Musashi's violent and revered style of combat ultimately gave way to a life of art, poetry and philosophy.
12. Sherman's March Known affectionately as "Uncle Billy" by Union soldiers, but reviled in the South as a brutal war criminal, General William Tecumseh Sherman is one of the truly enigmatic and complex figures in the American pantheon.
13. Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it's the lone sniper.
14. Sputnik Mania Fifty years after the launch of Sputnik HISTORY revisits the shock that catapulted America from complacency into action.
15. The Bielski Brothers HISTORY brings to life the true story of three brothers who managed the unimaginable.
16. The Brain The Brain is a voyage of discovery into the evolutionary history of our last biological frontier.
17. The Plague It began like the common cold. Then fever, baseball-sized black swellings on the neck, coughing of blood. Few lived more than two days.
18. The White House: Behind Closed Doors Take an inside-access tour of the White House as President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush provide HISTORY with one of the most intimate looks at the private residence in 50 years.
19. Columbus: The Lost Voyage Ten years after his famous 1492 voyage, Christopher Columbus awaited the gallows on criminal charges in a Caribbean prison. He plotted an escape--a last voyage that would restore his reputation.
21. Clash of the Cavemen 25,000 B.C. In Europe, arctic glaciers reach as far south as London. Massive predators are on the prowl. Across the continent, two species of primitive man struggle to survive.
22. Jesse James' Hidden Treasure In central Kansas, a treasure hunt is underway that could call into question much of what we know about the notorious outlaw Jesse James.
23. Death Masks Faces...and facts...fleshed out from the grave. Unprecedented technology brings to life extraordinary mirror images and powerful last impressions of history's most powerful men.
24. How The Earth Was Made It is inevitable that disaster will someday strike America on an unprecedented level. What have past acts of destruction taught us about what will happen to mankind after the apocalypse?
25. King Tom Brokaw brings to life the epic story of one of the most important figures in history.
26. 9/11 State of Emergency On September 11, 2001 thousands of people faced the ultimate test of judgment, courage and skill.
27. I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash Harrowing stories of human survival involve people who, to stay alive, had to cannibalize the dead around them.
28. First Mothers They are the mothers of the most powerful men in America. But have their relationships with their sons affected U.S. policy?
29. Apocalypse Island Does a remote island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean hold the final clue to the Mayan's apocalyptic predictions concerning 2012?
31. Hunting Hitler The target of a daring assassination plot by members of his military, Hitler nearly died at Wolf's Lair, his main wartime headquarters.
32. Day After Disaster We've seen what can go wrong when federal, state and local agencies fail to respond to disaster in an organized and timely manner.
33. Crucifixion Throughout history, crucifixion has been one of the cruelest and most excruciating ways to die.
35. Mysteries Of The Freemasons: America They led the Revolution, framed the Declaration of Independence, and in the early years of the Republic, grew to unmatched heights of influence and power.
36. How Life Began Billions of years before man, billions of years before dinosaurs, Earth was teeming with life. Single-celled organisms made a roiling soup of our oceans, and living creatures were crawling in our very soil.
37. God vs. Satan Armageddon. It is a universal theme that has spanned centuries and cultures, and has, as some say, become increasingly more relevant today.
38. History of the Joke Join famed comedian Lewis Black as he travels from the comedy capitals of New York to L.A. on a hilarious quest to find the secret ingredients of a great joke.
39. Black Blizzard Apocalyptic dust storms once blackened American skies, causing destruction, disease and financial ruin on an unimaginable scale.
40. China's First Emperor He would become an emperor more powerful than Napoleon, capture more territory than Alexander the Great and create the largest army the world has ever seen.
41. Crash: The Next Great Depression? Crash: The Next Great Depression?--these celestial travelers have forever filled us with fear and wonder. Lurking in the furthest reaches of our solar system, they come close to Earth as they orbit our Sun.
42. Art of War Sun Tzu was the Nostradamus of warfare and his book Art of War, written 2,400 years ago, is still the ultimate how-to guide for winning at war.
43. Journey to 10,000 BC As climatic fluctuations ushered in the endless winters of a new ice age, saber-tooth cats, giant sloths and other food sources mysteriously died off.
44. The Dark Ages The Roman Empire, rotten to the core by the fifth century, lay open to barbarian warriors.
46. Prehistoric Monsters Revealed Watch as HISTORY brings back to life the most bizarre and horrifying of ancient beasts.
47. Unsung Heroes Of Pearl Harbor America's myth makers don't like to look into defeats for their heroes.
48. The Real Face of Jesus In May 2010, the Shroud of Turin will be put on public display for the first time in ten years. The Real Face of Jesus? documents a team of graphic artists as it uses cutting-edge 3D software to bring this holy relic, which many believe Jesus Christ was…
49. The Real Wolfman A renowned cryptozoologist and veteran criminal profiler investigate the mysterious case of the Wolfman, a reviled creature that brutally kills when the moon is full.
50. How The States Got Their Shapes Every shape on the map tells a story about our past. Why does Oklahoma have a panhandle? Because of shifting borders for slavery. Why does Missouri have a boot? Because of a massive earthquake. HISTORY goes beyond the observable in How the States Got Their…
51. Secrets Of The Koran Trace the history of the holy book's verses and see how it has been interpreted over the centuries.
52. Secret Access: Air Force One Viewers will go where only the most elite insiders from the highest levels of the US government are allowed--on board Air Force One.
53. Plotting To Kill Hitler The course of history could have been so different if the first plot to kill Adolf Hitler, in 1939, had been successful. But Hitler proved a hard man to kill.
54. The Knights Templar The amazing true story of the brotherhood made famous in the writings of Dan Brown comes to life in The Templar Code.
55. Surviving the Holidays with Lewis Black Join ever-acerbic comedian Lewis Black on an odyssey through history to rediscover and understand the origins of the "Big Four" holidays - Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah and New Year's.
56. Body Language Decoded Delve into the science of non-verbal signals as this very visual and highly entertaining exposé reveals the hidden language in which 93% of human communication takes place.
57. Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall Built in 1961, the Berlin Wall began as a line of barbed-wire-covered railway cars and grew into seven concentric walls with 205 bunkers and 302 watchtowers.
58. The True Story of Charlie Wilson's War As incredible as anything in the pages of Tom Clancy or John le Carré, this is a gripping story of international intrigue, booze, drugs, sex, high society and arms deals.
59. The Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After Using never-before-seen transcripts only recently made public, The Kennedy Assassination: 24 Hours After pieces together the 24-hour period after JFK's tragic assassination.
60. Primal Fear Primal Fear will be a two-hour Special detailing our most pervasive and terrifying fears.
61. The Hunt For John Wilkes Booth It was the largest manhunt in history - ten thousand federal troops, detectives and police hunted those responsible for the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
62. Seven Signs of the Apocalypse Are there real, verifiable connections between the prophecies of the past and what is happening in the world today?
63. Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America See the personal havoc wreaked on individual investors by alleged Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff.
64. The Templar Code For nearly two centuries, the Knights Templar were the medieval world's most powerful order, a fearsome and unstoppable Crusader militia.
65. Titanic's Achilles Heel Did Titanic have a previously unknown and tragically fatal design flaw, and was its lost sister ship, the Britannic, quietly modified to correct the problem?
66. The Lost Pyramid On the edge of the Giza Plateau, a team of archaeologists is uncovering a giant pyramid.
67. Sex in the Ancient World: Pompeii &Egypt Peer into the sex lives of the ancients in two revealing specials from HISTORY.
68. Sniper Deadliest Missions Get an unprecedented look at the most extreme missions of the most extreme job in the world. You have one shot, one scoped sight, one controlled breath, one squeeze of a honed trigger.
69. Underwater Universe Dive deep into the last frontier on Earth to explore the turbulent history, precarious present and frightening future of man's often troubled relationship with the sea.
71. What Went Down: Pearl Harbor Feel like a firsthand witness to the most crucial moments in history, from the Alamo to Pearl Harbor, in this gripping series from HISTORY.
72. What Went Down: Alamo Feel like a firsthand witness to the most crucial moments in history, from the Alamo to Pearl Harbor, in this gripping series from HISTORY.
100. The Real Robin Hood The Real Robin Hood probes the fascinating history behind the man and the myths of this legendary hero. Coinciding with the 5/14/10 Universal release of the film Robin Hood starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, director Ridley Scott also produces this…
101. Who Really Discovered America? Did other explorers beat Columbus to our shores? New evidence suggests that America may have been discovered -- and rediscovered -- by Asian, Celtic, and Polynesian tribes, among others. Dramatic recreations augment the story of these amazing journeys.
102. 10 Ways to Kill Bin Laden This is the inside story of the 10 ways the US government has tried to capture or kill the most wanted man in history--Osama bin Laden. Some of the planners and military personnel involved in the hunt tell their stories, many for the first time.
103. Afraid of the Dark Go back to a time before the invention of artificial light and experience a world petrified in the pitch of darkness...when fear ruled the night. Throughout the ages, real and imagined terror existed in the absence of light, and nighttime was anything but…
104. Most Extreme Airports A strip of land fought over for centuries by England and Spain creates a nightmare of historic proportion for airline pilots. Gibraltar Airport's powerful winds and short runway --complete with ground traffic -- make it one of the world's most treacherous.
105. Gates of Hell There are six places on Earth believed to be actual entrances into Hell. They include a volcano in Iceland, a cave in the jungles of Central America, and a lake of fire in Africa. According to ancient myth and Christian legend, each is a passage to a…
106. Jefferson Thomas Jefferson is the most researched, most written about, most referenced, and most quoted of our Founding Fathers. And yet, somehow, he remains the most stubbornly inscrutable. Embrace and celebrate the third president's complicated life and legacy in…
112. The President's Book of Secrets Moments after the President of the United States is sworn into office he gains access to "The Nuclear Football," a briefcase that contains the most volatile top-secret information in the world--America's nuclear launch codes.
113. Third Reich: The Rise A unique perspective on the rise of Nazi Germany and how millions of people were so vulnerable to fascism, told through rare and never-before-seen amateur films shot by the Germans who were there.
114. Third Reich: Third Fall How did the Germans experience the Allied victory in WWII? Rarely-and never-before-seen amateur films recount the catastrophic downfall of the Third Reich through the eyes of the people who lived it: the Germans themselves.
115. Prophets of Doom Today's world has troubles unique to its time in history, from the global financial crisis to technological meltdowns to full-scale, computerized global war. HISTORY profiles three men "modern prophets" from different disciplines and with different theories…
116. 10.0 Megaquake Scientists offer insight into how and where a 10.0 megaquake could strike. This two-hour History special explores one of the most deadly and perplexing mysteries that surrounds planet earth: huge megaquakes.
117. Bigfoot: The Definitive Guide A team of top scientists come together with one goal: to create the definitive guide to Bigfoot. Does the creature exist? And if it does where is it? And how can it survive without being detected?
118. Reagan As we approach what would have been President Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday in 2011, some say the totality of the man is still eclipsed by the myth. Some call him a hero, and others an empty suit, one thing is for certain - President Reagan made history.…
119. It's Good to be President We Americans like to think we know our President. We followed him during the campaign, invited him into our living rooms during countless televised appearances and even learned about his cholesterol count after each annual physical at Bethesda.
120. Journey to the Center of the Earth Civilization's final frontier may not be the furthest reaches of space, but the inner world underground. So far, the deepest humans have ventured is just a 500th of the way to the Earth's core. Using CGI, live action, and archives viewers will explore…
121. Secret Access: The Vatican What happens inside the Vatican continues to compel billions of people and change history -- but few get to see it.
122. Weird Warfare Throughout history, mankind's ingenuity has pursued better ways to kill enemies and win wars. But hidden by our more famous inventions lie some highly unusual, sometimes unbelievable efforts. This special reveals the most absurd, ridiculous and radical…
123. The Lost Kennedy Home Movies Gathered from archives and attics and now seen for the first time, these extremely-rare home movies tell the story of the children of Joseph and Rose Kennedy, as they grew up in the 1930s and 40s through November 1963, and include scenes of the last weekend…
124. Jesus The Lost 40 Days According to the Bible, Jesus Christ spent 40 days on Earth after his resurrection that first Easter Sunday. Yet the New Testament devotes only a few paragraphs to this pivotal time period. What did Jesus do and say during those incredible 40 days, and can…
125. Custer's Last Man: I Survived Little Big Horn New evidence is highlighted that there may have been a lone survivor of the iconic Battle of Little Big Horn whose account of 'Custer's Last Stand' changes our view of that historical day. Who was the female Cheyenne warrior who struck Custer's fatal blow?…
126. Gettysburg Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this epic two-hour special, executive produced by Tony Scott and Ridley Scott, replaces romanticized views of the past with raw, immersive and emotional stories of the soldiers who fought the war an event…
127. Lee & Grant Produced by Civil War historian Winston Groom, Lee and Grant is a personal look at the war's two iconic leaders, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, revealing the bold choices and almost godlike power that defined these two men, who both turned the tide of…
128. 101 Gadgets That Changed The World The history of the gadget is both the history of invention and the history of men's lives. What alpha male doesn't remember when they achieved mastery of the iPhone, the Swiss Army Knife, the Walkman, the condom? And while gadgets act as milestones in our…
129. Meat America Jamie Stachowski, the maestro of meat, lifts the lid on the American melting pot to see what's cooking. Beef, Pork and Chicken, the meats Jamie calls the "Usual Suspects" are definitely in the mix, but these animals weren't even on the continent before…
130. You Don't Know Dixie The idea that history is written by the victors is perhaps nowhere more true than in the aftermath of the American Civil War. The Union's defeat of the Confederacy brought the southern states back into the American fold, but in many ways, the two regions…
131. Secret Access: UFOs On The Record Some believe the earliest documentation of alien visitation to Earth exists in prehistoric cave paintings and petroglyphs, where drawings of strange humanoid figures feature distinctively non-human attributes and anatomy, including helmets and other…
132. Targeting Bin Laden HISTORY's global television event tells the inside story of the operation to hunt and kill Osama bin Laden. From decision-making in the White House to the attack on the compound in Abbottabad, How We Got Bin Laden brings the most compelling story in recent…
133. 9/11: The Days After HISTORY chronicles the days, weeks and decade after the worst terrorist attack in our history. Rarely seen and unexpected archival material from around the world is combined with natural sound to capture the themes and threads that continue to define life…
134. Voices From Inside the Towers On September 11, 2001, American Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Within minutes, a deluge of phone calls flooded the outside world. With new access to the voice recordings left by victims and survivors, this two-hour special…
135. Making The 9/11 Memorial The only structure at Ground Zero that will be completed by the tenth anniversary of the attacks is the National September 11 Memorial, a modern marvel that pays tribute to the thousands who lost their lives on 9/11. Led by architect Michael Arad and…
136. Scammed Get inside the world of cons as Paul Wilson, aka the "World's Greatest Con Man," exposes the complicated schemes and straightforward hustles that have plagued unsuspecting people throughout history, showing how many of these scams survived - and evolved to…
137. The Stoned Ages From the early cave dwellers who first stumbled upon psychedelic mushrooms to the over 6000-year-old tradition of opium cultivation in the East to a modern pharmaceutical industry with over 24,000 drugs on the market, drugs have played a role in our lives…
138. History of the World in Two Hours A rapid-fire history of our world, from the beginning of time as we know it to present day. This two-hour CGI-driven special delves into the key turning points: the formation of earth, emergence of life, spread of man and the growth of civilization--and…
140. Zombies: A Living History Most people believe zombies are a recent phenomenon that grew out of comic books, movies and TV. The truth is very different. This two-hour special explores the real story of zombies beginning at the dawn of civilization and continuing right through to today.…
141. Engineering Evil Two years ago, a German family cleaning their attic discovered the original blueprints to one of history's most gruesome constructions - Auschwitz. The diagrams, never before seen on television, illustrate in painstaking detail the methods behind the…
142. Pirate Island Haven, graveyard, legend and lore. History was made and lies buried on Pirate Island - the coral ringed Isle Saint Marie off the coast of Madagascar that sheltered the world's most ruthless 18th century pirates. This real Treasure Island was home for pirates…
143. Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After Discover the untold story of the events that occurred immediately after President Roosevelt received the call that Pearl Harbor had been attacked. New evidence from the FDR Library reveals the true panic that gripped the White House and shook the nation.
144. Proving God For centuries, science and faith have been polarized on some of the most fundamental questions in the universe, sometimes with deadly consequences. But as mankind seeks to answer the ultimate question--whether God exists--religion and science have joined in…
145. America's Book of Secrets: The Monuments In America, behind the public facade of nine of our most famed institutions and landmark structures, there is another world that is hidden from view. The special pierces the veil of secrecy which conceals forbidden histories and fascinating insider…
146. Going Medieval Diving deep into the life and times of the Middle Ages, historian and weapons expert Mike Loades hosts the two-hour H2 special, Going Medieval, delivering fun-filled facts such as how to keep a knight's armor shiny using sand, vinegar and urine. Loades…
147. Secret Access: Superpower From breakthrough technologies to never before seen weapons and defense systems, Secret Access: Superpower is an all-access pass to America's military might, featuring the most modern weapons taking on the age old challenges of terrorism, war, bomb threats,…
148. Nazi Titanic Nazi Titanic is the amazing and unknown story of one of the most bizarre chapters of WWII. In the middle of the war, Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, who was fascinated by the Titanic, decided to make a movie based on the sinking of the ship. This…
149. Titanic At 100: Mystery Solved On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the once "unsinkable" ship, HISTORY illustrates in CGI what happened structurally to the RMS Titanic, minute by minute, after the collision. For the first time, the entire ship and debris field is made visible in…
150. National History Bee Who was the first U.S. President from New York? This school year, thousands of students from across the U.S. faced tough questions like this in the first annual National History Bee Competition.
151. The Godfather Legacy This gripping story of an immigrant family has held us captive for 40 years. The Godfather remains one of cinema's most iconic films, and the Corleone family continues its influence on culture and HISTORY.
152. Jesse James Blacksmith Jesse James returns in Jesse James Blacksmith on HISTORY to tackle the only discipline he hasn't yet mastered - how to forge metal. Jesse travels to Israel, where 73-year-old world- renowned blacksmith Uri Hofi has agreed to mentor him.
153. How Playboy Changed the World From the boardroom to the bedroom, HISTORY hops into the Playboy realm offering viewers a tantalizing glimpse of 20th-century America's sexual reformation through the pages of this 50+-year-old empire while discovering How Playboy Changed the World.
154. Caligula: 1400 Days of Terror It only takes one person to make a difference and fewer than four years to wreak carnal havoc on the Roman Empire. Through Caligula: 1400 Days of Terror, HISTORY explores the orgies, incest and murderous acts of the 28-year-old reigning lunatic's life.
156. Lost Magic Decoded Master illusionist Steve Cohen tracks down, decodes, and resurrects some of the most thrilling and terrifying magic effects ever witnessed. Magic has a secret history, and it takes an insider like Cohen to gain access to the ancient incantations.
157. What's the Earth Worth Forged over 4.6 billion years, the Earth is stacked with valuable riches, from timber to cattle to gold. Together, these resources have built our greatest civilizations.
158. Superstorm 2012: Hell And High Water Hurricane Sandy was one of the most devastating super storms to hit our shores, claiming over 160 lives and causing billions of dollars in damage. This special examines what happened when Sandy hit and how it happened.
159. WW2 From Space This spectacular two-hour special delivers the tipping points of World War II as you ve never seen them before. The key editorial feature of the program is an all-seeing CGI eye; bringing a new visual approach to the biggest conflict of all time.
160. 2012 the End is Now Brad Meltzer connects the dots between ancient doomsday prophecy, modern science, and human behavior to decode the real threats to humanity when an extinction event strikes.
161. 101 Inventions That Changed the World It starts with a spark, but some ideas catch fire and in the process change the world. Necessity is the mother of invention--from darkness, man found light (the candle) and from even the farthest distances we can still find each other (the telephone).
162. 101 Fast Foods that Changed the World Across borders, cultures and time, food is one thing that all people share. And from the time of the caveman to today s spaceman we like our food to go. While the burger and fries reign supreme in the world of fast food.
163. 101 Objects that Changed the World Our lives are so full of stuff these days that the average object is instantly forgettable. But, when fate and history combine, even the simplest of objects become infused with destiny--so much so that they actually change the world.
164. Invisible As we look at the world around us, we think we're seeing things as they really are. But in fact, our human senses can only perceive less than 1% of what's actually there. The rest is invisible. Every day, unseen rays and waves bombard us.
165. Stories from the Road to Freedom This 2-hour special, narrated by Deon Cole, gives a fresh perspective of the black movement in America, from Emancipation to the Civil Rights era. The special uses first-hand accounts, rare audio recordings, never-before-seen archival footage.
166. What People Earn: Beer, Knives & Football Why are salaries so taboo in America? We'll finally find out--and get people to spill what's in their paychecks. Along the way, we'll meet a small business owner who turned his leather football-making hobby into a growing small business.
167. What People Earn: Baseball Bats & Cowboy Hats Get ready to go on the job with the people who make iconic Stetson cowboy hats and woodworkers who create baseball bats from scratch for Major League Baseball.
168. Killing Zone Atlantic An exciting race against time to uncover the lost wrecks of WWII's most epic campaign... the Battle of the Atlantic. Ian Lawler and a team of deep sea divers are on a mission to map the lost wrecks of the battle. But it isn't easy.
169. Ultimate WWII Weapons This countdown special reveals the weapons, inventions and vehicles that shaped and decided World War II. Counting down from 10 to 1, we ll provide an expert-led analysis of key game changers, from every theatre of the war.
170. 101 Weapons that Changed the World From the catapult to the stealth fighter, the most basic and the most complex weapons alike have changed the course of history--and with it, our world.
171. The Secret World of Gold Valued for its permanence, beauty and scarcity, people will lie, cheat, steal and kill in the name of gold. To finance the Third Reich, the Nazis went after the gold of Europe. Allied countries stored their gold offshore to keep it safe.
172. 9/11: Relics from the Wreckage How do you honor the memory and legacy of over 3,000 lives lost to the terror attacks of 9/11? That is the challenge facing the creators of the National 9/11 Memorial Museum, opening in 2014.
173. Target Earth On Target Earth, a 2-hour special on H2, scientists, government officials and other experts examine earth's infrastructures and life-support systems to theorize how humans would fare in an alien attack.
174. History Made Now: Wheels of Fortune Car collectors from around the world are flocking to a small town in the heart of the Midwest for the chance of a lifetime. In a closed down family car dealership in Nebraska, the mother lode of classic cars.
175. JFK Assassination The Definitive Guide September 11th... Pearl Harbor... the assassination of JFK. Days that forever changed America. But the Kennedy assassination is different: 50 years after it happened, most Americans think we don't know who did it.
176. Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live This special seeks to explain the enigmatic Oswald using a brand new approach. No other documentary has exclusively traced Oswald's actions in the minutes, hours and days following the events in Dallas.
177. Hidden History in Your House What does Thomas Jefferson have to do with your lights? How is Henry Ford connected to your grill? What does your pool have to do with taxidermy?
178. Ghost Planes At the time of this writing, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, transporting 227 passengers and 12 crew members from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, has been missing for months. An unprecedented international search was unable to locate any bodies or debris.
179. Rebuilding the World Trade Center Marcus Robinson's inspiring documentary chronicles the reconstruction of the World Trade Center and restoration of the New York City skyline.
180. The Devil's Graveyards A scientist searches for answers to his son's mysterious death in the Algerian desert, and discovers a vortex of unexplained activity similar to the Bermuda Triangle.
181. Hooked: Illegal Drugs: Marijuana A look at the rise of marijuana in modern society. Marijuana, from the Indian hemp plant (Cannabis sativa), has been used worldwide as a source of rope, cloth and paper; its medicinal qualities were first documented 4000 years ago in China.
182. Hooked: Illegal Drugs: Opium & Heroin This special examines the historic poppy plant and three of its deadliest derivatives: opium, morphine and heroin. In ancient times, the poppy was considered divine, often used in "magic.
183. 51 Amazing Facts About America Amazing people, amazing places and amazing things! This special zips across the US looking for the facts.
The Definitive Guide to the Mob What is life really like in the American mafia? How do you get in, get made and make money? What happens when you get in too deep? This two-hour special takes viewers on a step-by-step journey through the world's most famous criminal organization.
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