In observance of Memorial Day, we’re airing two hours of special programming Monday evening to commemorate the men and women in uniform who have so bravely served our country. You can also live stream the National Memorial Day Concert from PBS on Sunday, May 26 at 7 p.m. CST on Facebook and YouTube.
Monday @ 6:30 p.m.
Heroes on Deck: WWII On Lake Michigan
At the beginning of America’s engagement in World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt called on the country to become “an arsenal of democracy” – major producers of war materiel to help defeat the Axis powers. This film explores how the Windy City answered that call.
Lakeshore PBS Memorial Day 2019 Special Programming
Monday @ 7:30 p.m.
A City at War: Chicago
More than 100 WWII aircraft rest on the bottom of Lake Michigan just off the Chicago shoreline. This is the story of how they got there.