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As reporters travel across the region, they’ll record the sights and sounds of the Great Lakes. You can find all of their videos here.

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Marcus Eriksen, The 5 Gyres Institute

Great Lakes Today reporter Elizabeth Miller appeared on WVIZ/PBS program Ideas to discuss marine debris and the recent Northeast Ohio Plastic Marine Debris Reduction Symposium.

 

Elizabeth Miller

The Maritime Academy of Toledo, subject of a recent Great Lakes Today report, was featured in a TV story on WVIZ/PBS program Ideas.

Great Lakes Today reporter Elizabeth Miller appeared on WVIZ/PBS program Ideas to discuss Heroes on Deck, a documentary about U.S. Navy pilots that trained on Lake Michigan during WWII. 

Between 1942 and 1945, thousands of pilots landed planes on the USS Wolverine and USS Sable, two aircraft carriers stationed on Lake Michigan.

This clip from “Heroes on Deck,” highlights the dangers of aircraft carrier training.

The documentary will be shown Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Lakewood Civic Auditorium near Cleveland.

John Davies

The head of the National Museum of the Great Lakes is on a quest. He’s trying to locate Navy pilots who trained on Lake Michigan during World War II. It’s a little known chapter of the lake’s history.


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