Eugene Bullard, Black American Expatriate and French War Hero

University of Georgia professor John Morrow, Jr. recounted the life story of Eugene Bullard. Bullard grew up in Georgia but, dissatisfied with… read more

University of Georgia professor John Morrow, Jr. recounted the life story of Eugene Bullard. Bullard grew up in Georgia but, dissatisfied with the prospects for Black Americans in the Jim Crow South, stowed away on a freighter for Europe and eventually settled in Paris. Bullard, a boxer, musician, and nightclub owner served France as an infantry machine gunner, fighter pilot, and spy in World Wars I and II. He earned 14 French war decorations including the nation’s highest, Knight of the Legion of Honor. This event was hosted by the National World War II Museum, and they provided the video. close

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  • Robert Citino Senior Historian National World War II Museum
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Eugene Bullard, Black American Expatriate and French War Hero

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Program ID:
508738-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 2021 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 26, 2021 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Mar 13, 2021 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 14, 2021 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2021 | 9:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2021 | 2:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2021 | 8:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2021 | 1:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2021 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3