Based on Dan Burstein and Arne de Keijzer's best-selling book Secrets of Angels & Demons, this two-part documentary dispels the mystery behind Dan Brown's provocative theories about the Illuminati and the Freemasons, two notorious secret societies central to his novel Angels and Demons and his upcoming sequel to The Da Vinci Code.
Secrets of Angels & Demons
In Angels & Demons, the familiar maze of modern Rome hides an ancient conspiracy of astonishing betrayal and intrigue. As in The Da Vinci Code, we are forced to examine matters of faith in entirely new ways. Separating fact from fiction, world-renowned historical and religious experts navigate the streets of Rome to investigate the mysterious Illuminati, the intrigues of the Vatican, and the age-old conflict between science and religion.
Secrets of Masons
Where will Robert Langdon go next' Clues point to the city where his own country was founded - Washington D.C., and a secret society that may be hidden in plain view - Freemasonry. Conspiracy theorists believe the Illuminati became more powerful than ever by infiltrating Freemasonry, where they plotted schemes that helped launch the French Revolution, communism and the American Revolution.
Experts uncover the truth behind Brown's controversial claims, and delve into the hidden past of Freemasonry and its surprising role in the founding of America.