Fox News character Brian Kilmeade, of Massapequa, who highlighted two Long Island regions on the 6th season of his history series “What Made America Great” in February, visits Montauk for the forthcoming season 7.
Debuting Monday on the subscription streaming service Fox Nation, the episode “Montauk Lighthouse” takes off East to the Montauk Lighthouse Museum. He and lighthouse keeper Joe Gaviola investigate, among different topics, the region where members of future president Theodore Roosevelt’s First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, the renowned “Rough Riders,” spent their time after the Spanish-American War.
Kilmeade, 57, is a 2005 inductee into the Massapequa High Schools Hall of Fame and a 1986 graduate of LIU Post. His family’s Long Island roots incorporate grandfather James Kilmeade Sr’s. 1930s Manhasset restaurant, Kilmeade’s Inn.