Don Wildman investigates a bright yellow car that once represented the promise of an automotive revolution, a mysterious musical instrument, and a strip of paper with a secret message that was passed across enemy lines.
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 examines a small memorandum book with notes from a strange encounter with an animal, a grey slab of material that revolutionized industry after an accidental discovery, and an innovative tool that changed heroes' jobs.
Don Wildman inspects a pistol that's tied to one of the most bizarre series of events in the history of the Wild West, a Model B Wright Brothers Flyer that once belonged to a wealthy rogue, and an ordinary lawn chair that's been rigged to fly.
Don Wildman investigates a deadly weapon from the Wild West that played a central role in a duplicitous plot, a device that sustained one man's unbelievable quest for survival on the high seas, and a set of 5 glimmering gemstones linked to a supposed land of riches that hypnotized some of the wealthiest men of their day.
Don Wildman examines a set of binders that contain clues to an incendiary tale of a woman who met a bizarre and combustible fate, a box that was used in a shocking experiment and an oversized iron pot with metal rods.
The Pinal County Historical Society Museum in Florence, Arizona has on display a handcrafteddoll that is linked to one of the most salacious and sensational criminal cases of the 1930s. The Museum of Connecticut Glass in Coventry, Connecticut has a glass bottle that bears a secret message from a heart-wrenching saga that consumed a family. And in Portland, Maine, the International Cryptozoology Museum has a wire mesh window screen through which a horrific and legendary beast was first viewed by human eyes.
Don Wildman examines a pin that's connected to a devious plot to assassinate the president, a bizarre contraption that was designed by a pioneer in the glitzy realm of Hollywood and a strange being that some believed was evidence of a close encounter.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Maryland has in its collection a glass vial filled with a silvery salve that was used to wage a battle against a medical nightmare. The Charles E. Young Research Library at the University of California-Los Angles has a colorful canvas that hides an artful truth. And the Finney County Historical Museum in Garden City, Kansas contains a boot worn during a notorious murder that shook a small town to its core and inspired an American literary masterpiece.
Don Wildman investigates a baseball bat linked to a case of fanatical mania, a set of letters that turned a infamous tale of deceit on its head and ornate wallpaper that reveals an astounding tale of astronomical intrigue.
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 examines scraps of metal linked to a nuclear nightmare, a pair of binoculars wielded by a high-flying visionary and a life-sized effigy that immortalizes one of the West's most notorious cons.
Don Wildman examines a bullet that is connected to a shocking tale of a seemingly immaculate conception, a machine used in an animal rescue mission and a deck of cards linked to a spine-tingling investigation.