Kecksburg Acorn, Skyscraper Swindle, US Emperor

Don Wildman inspects a bizarre acorn-shaped sculpture that commemorates an otherworldly event; explores the world's smallest skyscraper that was once at the center of an outrageous scam; and investigates an engineering wonder inspired by an eccentric figure.

Original Airdate | Friday, July 18, 2014

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