Rhode Island PBS proudly presents our Emmy Award-winning documentary, Wake of '38 on Saturday, September 19, 2014 at noon, and on Sunday, September 20 at 6 p.m. and Saturday September 26 at 11 p.m., as part of our ongoing series Rhode Island Stories, a collection of local documentaries about the people, places and events with a strong local connection on WSBE Rhode Island PBS. The film also airs on WSBE Learn Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00 p.m.
An annual "fan favorite" among our viewers, the film marks 77 years since the devastating hurricane and 37 years since the WSBE Rhode Island PBS production premiered. The documentary uses archival footage and interviews with survivors to convey the dramatic story.
Click here for our comprehensive 75th anniversary blog post, along with several remarkable photos.