Black Journal was a weekly public television news magazine in the late 1960s/early 1970s that examined the many issues pertinent to the black American experience at the time. This two-part episode focuses on the experiences of black G.I.s in the Vietnam War. It features frank discussions from soldiers, ranked officers, and politicians about the racism that defined the different experiences that black soldiers had in this war. – Indiana University Cinema
The Black G.I.
Directed by Kent Garrett.
1970, 55 min, 16mm-to-DCP. From the collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Special thanks Jennifer Bertani (WNET) and Walter Forsberg (NMAAHC).
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