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Ultimate Restorations "Badger #2: The Last Remaining Fish Car"

Tuesday, November 25 at 9:00pm on Channel 12.1
From the 1870’s to the 1920’s, bringing fingerling fish from the East Coast to stock Midwest lakes as a food source was big business. Railroad cars known as “fish cars” contained water tanks as well as elegant Victorian accommodations for the crew. After years of reverse engineering & restoration challenges, Wisconsin’s Badger #2, is now back on track.
American Experience

American Experience "Cold War Roadshow"

Wednesday, November 26 at 8:30pm on Channel 12.1
For 12 days in September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev traveled the United States from coast to coast, creating a media circus as hundreds of reporters followed his every move. Americans were fascinated by the communist leader and the trip served to ease Cold War tensions – if only for a short time.
David Bromberg Unsung Treasure

David Bromberg Unsung Treasure

Thursday, November 27 at 7:00pm on Channel 12.1
UNSUNG TREASURE chronicles the life of enigmatic musical figure David Bromberg. It takes an in-depth look at this groundbreaking, genre-bending guitarist, documents his rise to fame, his collaborations with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia and Neil Young, and his influence on a generation of musicians.
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