Investigating History

Investigating History

2003 - 2005, History, Other
How the latest DNA and ultrasound technology have been used to explore inconsistencies in the infamous stories of the past.

Episode Guide

  • Investigating History - The Lost Atlantis (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Lost Atlantis

    Explorers search for the lost continent of Atlantis, described by Plato as home to an advanced civilization.

  • Investigating History - The Medici Assassination (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Medici Assassination

    A group of conspirators murders a member of Renaissance Florence's Medici family.

  • Investigating History - Mountain Massacre (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Mountain Massacre

    A group of pioneers are rounded up and slaughtered in 1857 Utah.

  • Investigating History - Who Killed Crazy Horse? (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Who Killed Crazy Horse?

    Sioux leader Crazy Horse dies while resisting arrest.

  • Investigating History - Was Napoleon Murdered? (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Was Napoleon Murdered?

    The cause of Napoleon Bonaparte's death in exile on the remote island of St. Helena remains uncertain.

  • Investigating History - Buried Secrets of the Revolutionary War (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Buried Secrets of the Revolutionary War

    Indians kill Jane McCrea, a young Colonial woman, in Fort Edward, N.Y.

  • Investigating History - The JFK Assassination (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The JFK Assassination

    Experts use the latest in forensic techniques to test various theories relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

  • Investigating History - The Lost Battle of the Civil War (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Lost Battle of the Civil War

    Union Cavalry soldiers defeat the much larger Confederate Cavalry at the Battle of Mine Creek in Kansas.

  • Investigating History - Genghis Khan (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Genghis Khan

    An expedition team searches for booty taken by conqueror Genghis Khan.

  • Investigating History - Taking Out Al Capone (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Taking Out Al Capone

    A group of Chicago businessmen determines to stop Al Capone for good.

  • Investigating History - Dalton Gang Raid (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Dalton Gang Raid

    The Dalton Gang makes a bold attempt to rob two banks at once.

  • Investigating History - Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid

    Outlaws Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid flee to South America.

  • Investigating History - Lincoln: Man or Myth? (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Lincoln: Man or Myth?

    Historians attempt to sort fact from fiction regarding America's beloved President Lincoln.

  • Investigating History - The Curse of King Tut (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Curse of King Tut

    Biological agents left in King Tut's tomb may be responsible for its supposed curse.

  • Investigating History - D-Day: The Secret Massacre (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    D-Day: The Secret Massacre

    The Nazis massacre U.S. troops and French civilians in retaliation for the battle at Graignes.

  • Investigating History - Wyatt Earp at the O.K. Corral (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Wyatt Earp at the O.K. Corral

    Outlaw and occasional lawman Wyatt Earp confronts the Clanton gang at Tombstone's OK Corral.

  • Investigating History - Napoleon's Mass Grave (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Napoleon's Mass Grave

    Lithuanian construction workers uncover a mass grave filled with close to 2,000 human skeletons from Napoleon's Grand Army of 1812.

  • Investigating History - Dead Sea Scrolls (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    The interpretation of the Dead Sea Scrolls evokes controversy.

  • Investigating History - Captain Kidd (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Captain Kidd

    Captain Kidd treads the fine line between legal and illegal behavior on the high seas.

  • Investigating History - Billy the Kid (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Billy the Kid

    More than 120 years after Billy the Kid's fatal shooting in New Mexico, Gov. Bill Richardson reopens the case.

  • Investigating History - The Holy Grail (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Holy Grail

    According to legend, the Knights Templar brought the Holy Grail to Rennes le Chateau for safekeeping.

  • Investigating History - The Mystery of Jesse James (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Mystery of Jesse James

    Outlaw Jesse James leads a deceptive, mysterious life, and may have faked his own death.