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One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History

One of the Worst Man-Made Disasters in History

NARRATOR: 1957. 70 miles from Venice, amid the cliffs and gorges of Italy’s Vajont River Valley, work begins on the Vajont Hydroelectric Dam. Crucial to the dam’s operation is a vast reservoir that can hold 44 billion gallons of water. Ever since the filling of the reservoir in early 1960, enormous cracks have begun appearing …

Ancient Aliens: Is Mount Kailish an Ancient Nuclear Power Plant? (Season 9) | History

Ancient Aliens: Is Mount Kailish an Ancient Nuclear Power Plant? (Season 9) | History

NARRATOR: The Indus Valley, Pakistan, 1922. The Indian Archaeological Survey discovers the remnants of what is the largest ancient city of the Indus Valley civilizations, Mohenjo-daro. The artifacts and architecture cataloged at the site indicate a metropolis prospered here nearly 4,600 years ago. But the skeletal remains found among the ruins tell a puzzling story. …