Secrets of the Dead

Preview | Michelangelo Revealed

Preview: Season 9 Episode 1 | 30s

More than 500 ago, Michelangelo Buonarroti was the darling of the Catholic Church, commissioned to create many of its most important pieces. Historians have long wondered about the mysterious circumstances of his death — and now, art historian Antonio Forcellino believes he has pieced together evidence of a deep rift between the Church and the esteemed artist.

Aired: 05/13/09

Rating: NR

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