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Senior Entertainment Reporter John Kiesewetter has been covering TV and media issues for 20 years. After joining the Cincinnati Enquirer in 1975 as a summer intern, he worked as a county government and suburban reporter; assistant city editor and suburban editor; and features editor supervising the Life section. He has a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University.
The CincinnatiMuseumCenter's world premiere pirate exhibit gets local and national attention by ABC’s "Good Morning America" and Channel 12 this week.
Tonight Channel 12 airs "Real Pirates: An Exclusive Look" (at ), a behind-the-scenes look at the museum's "Real Pirates: Untold Story of the Whydah" exhibition.
On Friday, "Good Morning America" (7-9 a.m., Channels 9, 22) will mention "Real Pirates" while in Cape Cod with underwater explorer Barry Clifford, who discovered the sunken Whydah pirate ship. After the Clifford piece, "GMA" is scheduled to interview exhibit designer Mark Lach, while airing video from the Museum Center.
More than 150 items from the ship – which sank in 1717 off the coast of Cape Cod – are on display through January in the National Geographic exhibit.