Secrets of the Dead

S13 Ep5: The Mona Lisa Mystery

Hers is the most famous smile in the world, visited and studied by thousands every year, a priceless work of art —the one and only Mona Lisa. Or is it unique? With its striking similarities to the painting in the Louvre Museum, the so-called Isleworth Mona Lisa has remained an art world mystery since she was found in 1912. Did Leonardo da Vinci paint the legendary portrait twice?

Air Date 7/9/14

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, Apr 27 at 9pm TPT 2
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    Thursday, May 11 at 9pm TPT 2
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    Friday, May 12 at 3am TPT 2
  • #1202 — Bugging Hitler's Soldiers
    Spied on by MI19 in a bugging operation, 4,000 German POWs revealed their thoughts and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII. See how the conversations were recorded and how they reveal the hearts and minds of German fighters.
    Thursday, Apr 27 at 9pm TPT 2
    Friday, Apr 28 at 3am TPT 2
  • #1503 — The Alcatraz Escape
    The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea and drowned, according to conventional wisdom. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees could have made it to dry land-but only if they left at a specific time.
    Thursday, May 11 at 9pm TPT 2
    Friday, May 12 at 3am TPT 2

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