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Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams

When Vel Phillips was a young girl her mother always told her, “If you’re going to dream, don’t dream small dreams, dream BIG dreams.” Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams Premieres statewide February 16, 2015 In February, the story of one … Continue reading

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MAKERS Looks at Women in War

In 1991, 41,000 women were deployed to Operation Desert Storm, making it the largest single deployment of U.S. military women in history. This deployment is just one example of American women’s increasing roles in war. MAKERS “Women in War,” which airs … Continue reading

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“Ken Burns’ Ken Burns”: A Playfully Hilarious Parody

“What a lot of people don’t realize is that Ken wasn’t in the Civil War. He didn’t play baseball or jazz. But, he made documentaries about those things.” As public TV fans across the country continue to watch Ken Burns’ … Continue reading

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Watch Ken Burns on The Daily Show

A big national documentary project like The Roosevelts: An Intimate History means more than just a week of great TV on Wisconsin Public Television. It also means we get to see and hear more from filmmaker Ken Burns on a … Continue reading

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New Video Remembers Wisconsin’s Nazi Resistance Hero

Today is Mildred Fish-Harnack day in Wisconsin, an annual day to honor and remember the Wisconsin-born and raised hero who fought the Nazis in Germany and was the only American woman executed on direct orders of Adolf Hitler in World … Continue reading

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