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[01/29/18 - 09:31 AM]
Travel Channel Celebrates President's Day with 16-Hour, Two-Day "Mysteries at the Museum" Programming Event
Stories range from the catastrophe that nearly befell Jaqueline Bouvier's iconic wedding dress to President Reagan's role in discovering Norma Jeane Dougherty, who later became Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, and President Carter's 1969 UFO sighting.

[via press release from Travel Channel]

TRAVEL CHANNEL CELEBRATES PRESIDENTS DAY WITH 16-HOUR, TWO-DAY 'MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM' PROGRAMMING EVENT

New Episodes Reveal Surprising Details and New Information About America's Most Iconic Leaders

NEW YORK (Jan. 29, 2018)- This Presidents Day, popular Travel Channel Series "Mysteries at the Museum" will air back-to-back episodes overflowing with surprising new details and little-known facts about the nation's most notable leaders. Hosted by Don Wildman, the 16-hour programming event, airing on Thursday, February 15 from 2-11 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, February 18 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. ET/PT, will include stories ranging from the catastrophe that nearly befell Jaqueline Bouvier's iconic wedding dress to President Reagan's role in discovering Norma Jeane Dougherty, who later became Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, and President Carter's 1969 UFO sighting.

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.

Uncover more "Mysteries at the Museum" with Don Wildman on Facebook and follow @TravelChannel and #MATM on Twitter and Instagram for more exclusive content, slideshows and special videos. Follow host Don Wildman on Twitter: @donwildman

ABOUT TRAVEL CHANNEL

For virtual and active travelers who want to go on a thrilling quest; taste other cultures; enjoy the mystery of the unexplored; get a dose of epic adventure or a splash of wacky fun; there is no better daily escape than Travel Channel. Reaching more than 83 million U.S. cable homes, Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand. Fans also can visit Travel Channel for more information or interact with other fans through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Travel Channel is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., which also owns and operates HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Great American Country.





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