Secrets of the Dead

The Man Who Saved The World

Wednesday, May 27, 10 p.m. on Vermont PBS
Thursday, May 28, 3 a.m. on Vermont PBS
Friday, May 29, 3 a.m. on Vermont PBS
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SECRETS OF THE DEAD follows the drama and debate that surrounded the most critical point in the Cold War, and perhaps human history. While politicians desperately sought a solution to the stand-off, nobody was aware what was happening beneath the waves but the men on the B-59. The crew could only watch as their superiors entered a battle of wills that would determine the fate of humanity. The story of what happened that fateful day remained hidden for decades, only emerging in Russia in recent years. Now these events will be known to the world.
 

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