African Americans in World War II

Coinciding with the dedication of the National World War II Memorial the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage held a… read more

Coinciding with the dedication of the National World War II Memorial the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage held a four-day “Tribute to a Generation: National World War II Reunion” on the National Mall in a series of tented pavilions and stages. One of the tents was called “Wartime Stories.” On this panel two veterans talked their service during the war, and especially about the challenges of being African-Americans in the armed services. After their reminiscences they responded to questions from members of the audience

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African Americans in World War II

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Program ID:
182045-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 2004
Last Aired:
May 30, 2004

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  • May 28, 2004 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2004 | 4:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2004 | 1:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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