America's Hidden Stories

Was Revolutionary War hero General Pulaski actually a woman? Did Ronald Reagan secretly order a cyberattack on the Soviet Union during the Cold War? Was America's heartland the true birthplace of the Spanish flu? Our nation's secrets aren't secret anymore: old tales, new truths. 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.

Show Info

Network: United States Smithsonian Channel (2019 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Mystery History

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Mrs. Benedict Arnold

Episode 1x07; Apr 15, 2019

Benedict Arnold was a hero of the revolution. He was one of Washington's best generals. He had a new bride said to be the most beautiful woman in the colonies. And yet, just one month after marrying 18-year-old Peggy Shippen, Arnold reached out to th

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x07: Mrs. Benedict ArnoldApr 15, 2019
1x06: The General Was a Female?Apr 8, 2019
1x05: CIA Cyber AttackApr 1, 2019
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