America’s Hidden Stories: Series 1
Was Revolutionary War hero General Pulaski actually a woman? Did Ronald Reagan secretly order a cyber-attack on the Soviet Union during the Cold War? Was America’s heartland the true birthplace of the Spanish flu? Modern historians, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and newly discovered evidence, are rewriting the narratives of our nation’s most iconic stories. Follow teams deep into America’s past as they uncover the truth about the Salem witches, a spy network behind Pearl Harbor, and more.
Part 1: Salem’s Secrets
Discover the origins of the Salem witch hunt, why the panic spread so quickly, and where the hangings took place.
Part 2: Targeting Jefferson Davis
New discoveries alter our understanding of the course and conduct of the Civil War.
Part 3: Pandemic 1918
Discover new truths about the global pandemic of 1918 and what’s being done to prevent a similar outbreak.
Part 4: Pearl Harbor Spies
New evidence is challenging the official story of Pearl Harbor and bringing surprising new enemies into focus.
Part 5: CIA Cyber Attack
An investigation into the unmasking of a secret KGB program to steal American technology during the Cold War.
Part 6: The General Was Female ?
See if modern DNA testing and forensic techniques can finally reveal the true identity of General Casimir Pulaski.
Part 7: Mrs Benedict Arnold
Is it possible that an 18-year-old bride helped mastermind the plot that nearly crushed the American Revolution?
Part 8: Mystery at Jamestown
The birth of American democracy, tobacco farming, and slavery unfold in Jamestown during the seminal year 1619.