Secrets of the Dead

The Woman in the Iron Coffin

Passport Season 16 Episode 5 | 55m 11s

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America’s free black communities.

Aired: 10/03/18

Expires: 10/02/22

Rating: TV-PG

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