Peabody Decades Screening: The Tuskegee Airmen, Sept 24

September 23, 2013 – 9:14 AM

The Peabody Decades: 1940s Movie:
The Tuskegee Airmen

aa-movie-tuskegee-airmen-300x200Tuesday, September 24, 2013
7:00 p.m.
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 mlmiller@uga.edu (706) 542-4789.

If interested in other events, please see the complete listing of Peabody Decades Screenings.

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