Fighting for Freedom and Equality: The Tuskegee Airmen

August 24, 2007

The Tuskegee Airmen enlisted during World War II to become America’s first black airmen. They went on to serve heroically and valiantly overseas in spite of a segregated military system and discriminatory social environment back home. We’ll talk this evening with two of the original Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Calvin J. Spann and Colonel Charles McGee.Ron Mueck is known for his attention to detail. His larger and smaller-than life sculptures are on display at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth until October 21st. We’ll discuss the exhibit in the Scene segment of the show with Andrea Karnes, curator at the Museum.


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