The Death William Wood, Hacker Spy, Skunk Ape

Don Wildman investigates a set of tattered and chipped ventriloquist dummies, a rudimentary electronic device and a plaster cast that may prove the existence of a creature thought only to exist in myths.

Original Airdate | Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Mysteries: Skunk Ape and Hacker Spy Pictures

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The American Sherlock Holmes?

Learn about detective Ellis Parker's fall from grace.


Underwater Bomb

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First Nuclear Test in History

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The Art of Ventriloquism

Visit the world's only museum dedicated to ventriloquism.


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