America Goes to War: The Home Front (1998)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Race & Ethnicity, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis

A study of black Americans during the war years. Included: segregation in the armed forces; the emergence of sports figures and entertainers such as Jesse Owens and Lena Horne; civilian support of the war effort.

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home-front, world-war, American [nationality], civilian, transformation, ethics, rationing, African-American, discrimination, newsreels, prejudice, segregation