Time Travel Tuesday Nights
History hits Tuesday nights with two new PBS series this July. The groundbreaking, Time Scanners, uncovers the engineering mysteries of the ancient world’s most iconic structures and History Detectives Special Investigations delves into the past to explore some of America’s most intriguing mysteries. The programs air back to back at 7pm & 8pm starting July 1 on PBS North.
July 1, 2014 - Egyptian Pyramids
Scan the pyramids to learn how the necropolis evolved from simple structures to impressive buildings.
July 8, 2014 - St. Paul’s Cathedral
Venture inside Wren’s majestic dome for genuine revelations and insight into the iconic masterpiece.
July 15, 2014 - Petra
Uncover the construction secrets of an architectural wonderland lost to the West for a century.
History Detectives Special Investigations
July 1, 2014 - Civil War Sabotage?
Investigate the sinking of SS Sultana, one of the worst maritime disasters in U.S. history.
July 8, 2014 - The Disappearance of Glenn Miller
Gather new information about what is perhaps the biggest mystery and cold case of World War II.
July 15, 2014 - Texas Servant Girl Murders
Follow the inquiry into the unsolved murders of six servants and two socialites in Austin in 1885.
July 22, 2014 - Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?
Explore Teamsters president Hoffa’s final days, with a window on the post-war era labor movement.