Milwaukee to Racine, Wisconsin

Michael Portillo continues his journey from the northern state of Minnesota to the Deep South.

Michael is in Milwaukee, located on the shore of Lake Michigan and home of the Harley-Davidson. Michael learns about the history of motorcycles there, the first of which was made in 1903, and hitches a ride on the back of a modern version.

German gymnastics is Michael's next challenge as he joins the Ladies' Auxiliary Exercise Class, a legacy of Milwaukee's 19th-century German settler community which is still going strong today.

In Racine, Michael discovers a man who knew how to sort the wheat from the chaff and made a business out of it.

Release date:

15 days left to watch

29 minutes

Audio described

Last on

Sat 11 Feb 2017 18:00
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Portillo
Executive ProducerJohn Comerford
Series ProducerAlison Kreps
Production CompanyBoundless Productions

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