HISTORY

Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings

Secrets of the Dead

Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacán. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacán culture and its mysterious people.

Family Stories From Miami

Genealogy Roadshow

Family Stories From Miami

Follow genealogists as they trace stories about Pocahontas, a Cuban grandfather’s secret past, the impact of WWII on a Filipino family, changes wrought by the Tuskegee experiment, and a possible villainous ancestor.

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

Secrets of the Dead

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

Learn about the legendary queen Cleopatra, who ruled the Egyptian empire. Will an amateur archaeologist’s theory reveal where the queen’s lost tomb is hidden?

Unlocking Secrets in Albuquerque

Genealogy Roadshow

Unlocking Secrets in Albuquerque

Trace a woman’s connection to a Native-American code talker; a man’s deep New Mexican roots; an ancestor whose life resembles a Wild West tale; queries about a tie to the explosive Trinity Test; and a man’s link to a famous comic book heroine.

Blitzkrieg

Nazi Mega Weapons

Blitzkrieg

In the first years of World War II, Hitler’s Germany crushes its enemies in a series of lightning offensives. A new word is coined to describe this incredible string of successes –‘Blitzkrieg’ or ‘Lightning War.' Extraordinary ruins scattered across Europe tell the story of a revolution in tactics and weapons, which almost gives Hitler the chance to create his Thousand Year Reich.

Bombing Hitler’s Supergun

Nova

Bombing Hitler’s Supergun

Discover how Allied forces conspired to destroy one of Hitler’s most diabolical weapons.

Crittenden’s Watch, Morehead Fish Hatchery, Elwyn Berlekamp and more

Kentucky Life

Crittenden’s Watch, Morehead Fish Hatchery, Elwyn Berlekamp and more

Lt. John Crittenden's watch survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and now resides at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort; the Minor E. Clark Fish Hatchery in Morehead keeps anglers happy; Home Cafe & Marketplace in Bowling Green makes special pizzas and sandwiches; and mathematician Elwyn Berlekamp parlayed his Fort Thomas high school education into a place at MIT, the Digital Revolution, and the stars.

10 Towns that Changed America

10 Towns that Changed America

Take a look at 10 “experimental” towns across the nation that did not evolve organically over time, but instead were designed (or redesigned) from the ground up.

Ben Chandler on His Grandfather’s Role in Baseball History

One to One with Bill Goodman

Ben Chandler on His Grandfather’s Role in Baseball History

Former Congressman Ben Chandler, now executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council, recounts the important role his grandfather, Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, Sr., played as baseball commissioner in helping Jackie Robinson to become the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in 1947.

Kentucky’s Connection to the Jackie Robinson Story

Bill's Eye Blog

Kentucky’s Connection to the Jackie Robinson Story

Bill Goodman previews his conversation with former Congressman Ben Chandler, who talks about his grandfather, A.B. "Happy" Chandler, and his role in helping to integrate Major League Baseball in 1947.