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Black wings

Author

Dan Wolf

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Languages

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Publication Information

[Arlington, VA] : Public Media Distribution, [2018]

Summary

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Originally broadcast on the Smithsonian Channel in 2012.

For early aviators, conquering the forces of gravity was a daunting challenge. But black aviators had an additional challenge--conquering the forces of racism. Meet the men and women of color who took to the skies throughout the 20th century and helped prove to a segregated nation that skin color didn't determine skill level. From biplanes to commercial jets, and from barnstormers to war fighters, meet the path-breaking pilots who opened the skies for all.

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