The airplane has transformed our world and it's all thanks to the ingenuity of two bicycle makers, Wilbur and Orville Wright.
A seemingly normal trip to the Smithsonian turns into quite an adventure for lucky museum-goers! Join host Xavier Carnegie as he quizzes Smithsonian visitors for an opportunity to enter the vaults for an up-close look at some of the items that changed the course of our nation. From the compass Lewis and Clark carried west, to the original Wright Flyer, to Ben Franklin's electrostatic machine, Seriously Amazing Objects puts ordinary people in touch with the extraordinary, and even sends some off on a trailblazing adventure of their own!
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