NC Bookwatch

Melton McLaurin, The Marines of Montford Point

Season 10 Episode 10012 | 26m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Drawing from interviews with 60 veterans, The Marines of Montford Point relates the experiences of these pioneers in their own words. In this episode, author Melton McLaurin shares the Marines' stories and reasons for enlisting; their arrival at Montford Point and the training they received there; their lives in a segregated military and in the Jim Crow South; their experiences of combat.

Aired: 09/20/07

Rating: NR

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