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KUWS News Director Mike Simonson works on a story about the Windchill Law on Monday afternoon at the KUWS studio on the UWS campus. It was that kind of day-to-day news that kept Simonson from finishing "Forever Ace: The Richard Bong Story," until he received encouragement from northern Wisconsin's astronaut, Col. Jeffrey Williams. (Jed Carlson/

'Ace' takes to airwaves

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The story of America's Ace of Aces, Maj. Richard I. Bong, as told by those who knew him was more than decade in the making.

It took inspiration from an astronaut to bring it to completion.


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