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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On April 15, 1865, America’s beloved 16th president was assassinated by actor and confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC. But what happened to Lincoln’s assassin? Was he killed as he resisted capture -- as our history books state -- or could he have survived and evaded justice?

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