“The thing that amazes me is that most guys [who served under me] had never been away from home. Never. And I never heard one of them say: 'when are we going home, when are we getting out of here'? And all of the V-mails they sent, I never saw any that said I am so sick of this stuff [and want to go home].“
Walter Patrice, WWII veteran, Poughkeepsie (NY)
"Ein Hauch von Freiheit" (Breath of Freedom)
December 16, 10:05pm CET on Arte
"Breath of Freedom: Black Soldiers and the Battle for Civil Rights" (narrated by Cuba Gooding, Jr.)
Premiers February 17, 8pm ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
"Freed's enduring photos of march part of exhibit"
„Heldin des anderen Amerikas“
für Angela Davis, 1970–1973.
A Panel Discussion with:
Kathleen Cleaver, Yale University Law School, and former Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party. Cleaver is also the editor of Liberation, Imagination, and the Black Panther Party.
Barbara Easley Cox, former Black Panther Party member active in West Germany and former editor of Voice of the Lumpen, a newspaper produced for and by black GIs in Germany.
Martin Klimke, Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC and author of The Other Alliance. Student Protest in West Germany and the United States and co-author with Maria Höhn of A Breath of Freedom. The Civil Rights Struggle, African American GIs and Germany.
Monday, November 15, 2010
5:30 - 7 pm
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie (NY)
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