29 January 2018
 
New Episodes Reveal Surprising Details and New Information About
America’s Most Iconic Leaders
The Thursday marathon will showcase two all-new episodes with surprising stories of past presidents. The episode at 9 p.m. ET/PT reveals the tale of Teddy Roosevelt’s high-stakes frontier showdown to bust up a notorious ring of outlaws. And in the 10 p.m. ET/PT episode, Wildman shares the intriguing story of Thomas Jefferson’s impressive $400,000 wine collection and how a worldwide counterfeit wine operation was exposed. On Sunday at 4 p.m. ET/PT, a “Mysteries at the Museum” special episode, “Lincoln Assassination: Extra Evidence,” explores an alternate theory about John Wilkes Booth, raising questions about the assassin’s death. 
 
Here are three new episodes that will be featured in Travel Channel’s Presidents Day Marathon:
 
 “Nuclear Nightmare, Teddy Roosevelt's Badlands Bandits and the Movie Star and the Dead Man” - Premieres Thursday, February 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Host Don Wildman investigates how a future president laid down the law in the Wild West, an accident that nearly caused a nuclear catastrophe and a shocking crime that rocked Hollywood.
 
Jefferson's Wine, First High Flyer and Stefania's Thirteen” - Premieres Thursday, February 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Host Don Wildman examines how a common dentist tool was the key to solving a bizarre mystery involving President Thomas Jefferson and bottles of rare wine, the helmet of a brave pilot who paved the way for space exploration and the story behind a young girl who stood up to the Nazis.
 
 “Lincoln Assassination: Extra Evidence”- Premieres Sunday, February 18 at 4 p.m. ET/PT
In this enhanced presentation of “Lincoln Assassination: Mysteries at the Museum,” Don Wildman retraces John Wilkes Booth's steps in the aftermath of President Abraham Lincoln's murder, examining the motives behind America's first political assassination.
 
 

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