Audio Archive, Dec. 7, 2014 – Race and Racism in World War II

Fellowship member Mark Clarke discusses race, race relations and racism during World War II. The discussion covers race relations within the United States’ uniformed services and civilian population. Racism between the belligerent countries, especially the U.S. and Japan, is also discussed. Michael Oldfather addresses the musical contribution of a black musician, Leonard de Paur and his Infantry Chorus, who entertained troops in the Pacific theater of war. Our convener is Cathy Hedge.

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