Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Oshkosh: Modern Whirl

Clip: Special | 9m 2s

A rapidly growing student population and Wisconsin's new university system brought big changes to Oshkosh. The construction of a freeway changed the development of the city, pushing developers to re-imagine the downtown area of Oshkosh. Steve Whittman brought the EAA airshow to the city in 1970, helping revitalize the community after major losses of blue-collar jobs.

Aired: 03/15/15

Rating: TV-G

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