The Negro Sailor

This 1945 U.S. Navy film follows a draftee from his civilian job at a black newspaper through boot camp and an assignment in the Pacific.… read more

The Negro Sailor This 1945 U.S. Navy film follows a draftee from his civilian job at a black newspaper through boot camp and an assignment in the Pacific. Completed after the surrender of Japan, the film celebrates the teamwork, diversity, and the actions of several distinguished African American sailors. The film was restored by the National Archives in 2016. close

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The Negro Sailor

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Program ID:
416445-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
No Location
First Aired:
Oct 08, 2016 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 08, 2016 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 09, 2016 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 10, 2016 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3