Don Wildman visits America's museums, where strange and curious remnants of the past are revealed.
Don Wildman examines a novel supposedly written by the ghost of a legendary author, a painting that isn't quite what it seems and a replica of the plane that flew in the first commercial airline flight.
Host Don Wildman examines an electric pen that proved to be a failure in the American office, a lawn chair that reached incredible heights and a dollhouse-like diorama whose horrid contents changed crime investigations forever.
Don Wildman examines a copy of a play that sparked riots; a monocular used by a soldier who made a daring and unusual escape from behind enemy lines; and the wrapper from a product so pungent that it caused an interstate postal feud.
Don Wildman examines the man who saved George Washington, a civil rights pioneer and the bizarre sighting of a UFO.
Don Wildman examines a pistol linked to a legendary love story, a plant specimen that points to a toxic tale of abuse and a pair of cement shoes from a prison used to punish a convict.
Don Wildman investigates the contested birth of a mighty state, an epic battle between mankind and Mother Nature and a race that changed the world.
Don Wildman examines a painting by Vincent Van Gogh, a dress worn by a groundbreaking athlete and a massive airplane used to combat a deadly inferno.
Don Wildman explores the story of a young girl who survived a fall from a damaged aircraft, a battle between the great Harry Houdini and spiritualists, and a lunar event that saved Christopher Columbus.
Don Wildman examines a dangerous mission into outer space, a dogged dilemma after man's best friend is accused of murder and a pilot's heroic plan during an emergency over the Pacific.
Don examines what appears to be a miniature human head, brought back from the jungles of South America. And he surveys the dented casing of the hydrogen bomb that sat at the center of a horrifying nuclear accident.
Don Wildman examines a racing number from a mule that won the Great American Horse Race, a fighter plane that pushed through skies of North Vietnam and an iconic street car that transformed a city and the nation.
Host Don Wildman examines a damaged metal identification tag that played a role in a bizarre and heated crime that stunned the nation, a painting by a man who pulled off one of the art world's greatest deceptions, and a pin that represents one woman's perilous push to advance equality by leaps and bounds.
Don investigates a china doll that speaks to a mystifying tale of deception, a bullet-marked sleigh that stood witness to the violent conclusion of a notorious love affair, and a set of common-looking stones that holds a possible clue to a lost civilization.
Host Don Wildman examines an antique doll tied to a woman’s confounding and tragic demise, an experiment gone awry that ignites the world of fashion and an audacious publicity stunt that ends in disaster.
Don Wildman examines the theft of an iconic Scottish sword wielded by William Wallace, an unprecedented mission to save America's livestock and a female swimmer who broke the mold.
Don Wildman examines a town gripped by a bizarre plague, the mix-up that spawned a holiday tradition and a woman's quest to take on the world.
Don Wildman examines a strange stone tablet which may hold the key to America's beginnings, a model plane connected to a hijacking mistaken for a hoax and a revolver that once belonged to the first American woman to lead an armed expedition into war.
Host Don Wildman examines an old Concord stagecoach that symbolizes a broken dream, a collection of melted vinyl records that sparked the decline of a cultural marvel, and a ship model that represents a bid for freedom.
Don Wildman investigates the chain of events that led to the Miracle on the Hudson River, uncovers the origins of a legendary statue and examines a musical invention that struck a major chord.
Don Wildman examines a patriotic pig that helped fund World War II, a man's trek to rescue his crew during an brutal Arctic expedition and two activists who risked their lives to take down a superpower and save the whales.
Don Wildman examines a ceramic figure connected to a bizarre sighting in West Virginia, a bus model at the center of a mysterious disappearance and a tabulating machine that serves as a reminder of how a bookkeeper saved more than 100,000 lives.
Host Don Wildman examines the Tootsie Roll candies that once saved the lives of a courageous band of soldiers, a guitar owned by a legendary musical jailbird, and a bicycle that helped launch humans into outer space.
At the Municipal Archives in New York City is a black and white negative containing an image of a deadly weapon used in a sinister plot of revenge. Just uptown in New York's Times Square sits the world famous Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, where the likeness of one revolutionary woman is on display. And on the grounds of the San Diego Air & Space Museum in California is a large missile that led to the creation of a product that's found in nearly every household in America.
Don Wildman inspects a book about a four-legged mathematician, examines the birth of the automobile and investigates a mysterious underground corkscrew.
Host Don Wildman examines a wooden detonator used in an explosive railway robbery, a video camera that captured a bizarre, unexplained phenomenon and the massive skull of a legendary beast said to terrorize the seas.
Don Wildman examines a replica of America's most famous bell, inspects a photograph of a suspicious-looking chef and investigates an illustrated book depicting a devilish fiend.
All New: Tuesday, July 25 at 9|8c