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The Tuskegee airmen

Author: W Drew PerkinsBill ReifenbergerAlex JenningsAnne GreeneOssie DavisAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of an experiment -- "to see if Blacks had the intellectual and physical ability to fly an aircraft in combat." These pilots, trained in the "deep South," became the Tuskegee Airmen, flying combat aircraft during World War II for their country. They battled on two fronts: against the Axis powers in Europe and North Africa, and the racism at home.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: W Drew Perkins; Bill Reifenberger; Alex Jennings; Anne Greene; Ossie Davis; Marcus Smith; Rubicon Productions (Baltimore, Md.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 141570113X 9781415701133
OCLC Number: 55742667
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2002 on Alabama Public Television; nationwide on PBS in 2003.
Credits: Narrated by Ossie Davis; director of photography, Marcus M. Smith ; editor, W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; music, Adrienne Penebre, Peter Penebre ; audio post production, Burning Barn Sound & Music.
Performer(s): Narrated by Ossie Davis.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. (with b&w sequences) ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby surround stereo.
Contents: Coming home --
The battle for the right to fight --
Welcome to Tuskegee --
Learning to fly --
Winning their wings --
Trial by fire --
Victory for the Red Tails --
A disappointing homecoming --
An everlasting legacy.
Other Titles: Tuskegee airmen (Television program : 2002)
Responsibility: Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene.

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The story of an experiment -- "to see if Blacks had the intellectual and physical ability to fly an aircraft in combat." These pilots, trained in the "deep South," became the Tuskegee Airmen, flying combat aircraft during World War II for their country. They battled on two fronts: against the Axis powers in Europe and North Africa, and the racism at home.

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