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The Woman in the Iron Coffin

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: 10/02/18 | Expires: 03/13/24
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