Secrets of the Dead

William Hewson’s Experiments and the Craven Street Bones

Clip: Season 14 Episode 1 | 2m 21s  | Video has closed captioning.

William Hewson, Benjamin Franklin’s neighbor at 36 Craven Street, was no ordinary physician. He was an anatomist. Hewson had conducted extensive research into the human lymphatic system and his detailed findings were recorded by leading anatomical artists of the day. Are the bones at Craven Street connected to William Hewson?

Aired: 01/28/15

Rating: NR

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