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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Mystery At Jamestown

Episode 1x08; Jul 29, 2019

Most people think of Jamestown as the story of John Smith and Pocahontas, but new scientific research has revealed another prominent figure from America's first English colony. Discover the story of Sir George Yeardley, a commoner who became governor

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Mystery At JamestownJul 29, 2019
1x07: Mrs. Benedict ArnoldApr 15, 2019
1x06: The General Was a Female?Apr 8, 2019
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