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MPTV Documentary Honors Pearl Harbor Veterans

November 30, 2012

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 30, 2012 - Milwaukee Public Television will air RETURN TO PEARL on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. on MPTV 10.1 HD and 36.2. This air date is the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and RETURN TO PEARL chronicles World War II veterans' return trip to Pearl Harbor.

RETURN TO PEARL is a one-hour documentary produced by Milwaukee Public Television. Host Mark Siegrist travels with veterans who were stationed at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the day the Japanese navy attacked this naval base. These Old Glory Honor Flight veterans returned to Pearl Harbor in June of 2012. For many, this was the first time they shared their memories, stories, thoughts and feelings about this unforgettable event on U.S. soil.

RETURN TO PEARL will be re-broadcast on Sunday, December 9 at 10:00 p.m. on MPTV 36.1 and on Sunday, December 16 at 9:00 a.m. on MPTV 36.1.

About MPTV
Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) is southeastern Wisconsin's premier non-commercial media organization. MPTV consists of two traditional television stations, WMVS and WMVT, and seven additional digital television services. The MPTV stations are the area's only over-the-air source for PBS and other national public television programs, and also offer a diverse schedule of their own award-winning local series and specials. The station is watched by over 900,000 viewers each week throughout southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
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