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A State of Escape

  • Aired: 06/01/2003
  • 59:12
  • Rating: TV-G
Since people from Chicago and Milwaukee began vacationing in rural Wisconsin in the 1850s, presidents, entertainers, sports heroes, gangsters, and everyday people have traveled there, compelled by a basic human need to escape everyday realities. They've achieved "away-ness" by many different means in many different eras. And in their wake, Wisconsin has become a state of escape.
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Explore Wisconsin to see how it became a state to escape the big cities and daily life.
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