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From the Library of Black History: Black Eagles

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A 30-minute version of the 90-minute theatrical documentary of how The Tuskegee Airmen Shot Jim Crow Out of the Skies. A true WWII story starring the real heroes themselves. (1304)

Tuskegee Airmen: Still Flying High

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Still flying high after 60 years, the Tuskegee Airmen’s story stands as one of the most illustrious chapters in American military history. As a testament to this courageous group of patriots, the U. S. Senate passed a...

The Tuskegee Airmen

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Action-filled 90-minute theatrical documentary of how The Tuskegee Airmen Shot Jim Crow Out of the Skies. A true WWII story starring the real heroes themselves: Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., Edward C. Gleed, Roscoe C. Brown...

America’s Black Eagles — Part 3: Jim Crow’s Graveyard

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Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also ...

Saving Private Washington

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On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the executive order that officially desegregated the nation’s armed forces, Hollywood was showing its version of that war era.  Many Black veterans felt it was another example...

Black Brass

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The Chief (Alfred Anderson)

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The father of Black Aviation, Charles A. “Chief” Anderson, turned the tide against segregation in the armed services when he gave Eleanor Roosevelt her first plane ride with a Black pilot – an experience which the US ...

Patriot Voices

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Sixty years following the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, America relived a similar horror on September 11, 2001. And while the events of December 7, 1941 sent this country to war, the events of September 11 forged a...

A Real Tough Guy (Gen. Frank E. Petersen)

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A profile in courage of Frank E. Petersen, the first Black general to wear Marine Green. Guest: General Frank E. Peterson (302)

The Majestic Eagles

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