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Documentary Explores a Sunken Submarine

Deep in the Gulf of Thailand lays the remains of a crew of World War Two heroes. 86 US Navy sea men, including Bill Mabin from LaGrange Illinois, were trapped in a metal tomb called the USS Lagarto. The ship and its crew are featured in a new documentary Lost and Found: The Legacy of USS Lagarto. Richard Steele recently spoke with Bill Mabin's granddaughter, Beth Kenney Augustine, and the film's co-writers and producers Harvey Moshman and Chuck Coppola.

The documentary Lost and Found: The Legacy of USS Lagarto airs on WTTW Channel 11 at 6:00PM this Sunday and again on Memorial Day at 2:30PM on WTTW Prime 11.2 digital. For photos and more information about the USS Lagarto, visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's website.

Music Button:  The Benny Goodman Trio, "More Than You Know", from the CD Benny Goodman Trio and Quartet Sessions Vol. 1 (Bluebird records) 

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