Monumental Mysteries Sneak Peek

Join Don Wildman as he explores the statues, memorials, parks and sculptures that commemorate our nation's most intriguing events, notorious crimes, disasters and triumphs.

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Spanning the entrance to San Francisco Bay, the vibrantly orange Golden Gate Bridge is one of this country’s most iconic monuments. This beautiful behemoth holds the distinction for being the most photographed bridge in the world, but few visitors realize that its origins are shrouded in tragedy. In February 1937, 10 bridge workers plummeted to their deaths – what caused this terrible accident?

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