The Peabody Decades: 1940s Movie:
The Tuskegee Airmen
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Location: Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street)
“The Tuskegee Airmen” tells the story of the African-American aviators who overcame racism to become the “Fighting 99th,” the first squadron of African-American fighter pilots in World War II. Starring Laurence Fishburne, Andre Braugher, John Lithgow, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and Cuba Gooding, Jr. Produced by HBO and winner of a 1995 Peabody Award.
History professor Dr. John H. Morrow, Jr., will lead a discussion following the screening.
Contact: Mary Miller firstname.lastname@example.org (706) 542-4789.
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