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The Resource Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee

Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee

Label
Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee
Title
Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before there was a Civil Rights Movement in the Unites States of America, there were the actions of the Tuskegee Airmen. Many African American men and women were aviators in the early 1930's, but established military policy forbade them from flying. However, as World War II loomed, there was heavy pressure from black organizations and leaders such as the NAACP, A. Phillip Randolph (head of the Brotherhood of Sleeping-Car Porter's Union), Dr. W.E.B. DuBois, and some journalists to offer U.S. Army pilot training to black United States citizens. Over 950 African American men became fighterpilots at the Tuskegee Army Airfield during World War II. By war's end,the Tuskegee Airmen were awarded 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 744 Air Medals and Clusters, numerous Legions of Merit, the Red Star of Yugoslavia and a Presidential Unit Citation. This is the story of their struggle to be accepted as World War II United States Army Air Corps pilots, and their fight to defend a country that denied them some of their rights and civil liberties
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by EPF Media, Inc. in 2011
Language note
In English
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  • EPF Media
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
48
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  • Military history
  • Race relations
Technique
live action
Label
Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee
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Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
  • online resource (streaming video)
  • 1 online resource (streaming video file) (49 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1258743
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 3367493
  • (OCoLC)982734804
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1258743
  • 3367493
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
  • online resource (streaming video)
  • 1 online resource (streaming video file) (49 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1258743
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 3367493
  • (OCoLC)982734804
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1258743
  • 3367493
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
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