The Battle of Midway and John Ford

Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Ford and the 18 minute documentary… read more

Mark Harris, author of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War, talked about John Ford and the 18 minute documentary he made for the U.S. Navy about the Battle of Midway in June of 1942. The Battle of Midway presented a victory in vivid color to an American public eager for good war news. This was the third of a five-part look at Hollywood directors who made films for the U.S. government during World War II. close

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The Battle of Midway and John Ford

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Program ID:
319822-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jun 14, 2014 | 4:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 15, 2014 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 16, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2014 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 28, 2014 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2014 | 9:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 01, 2014 | 12:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 01, 2014 | 4:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3