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World War II / Tuskegee Airmen / “Red Tails” #1016059

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 20, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The funeral at Arlington National Cemetery for Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Luke Weathers shown. The battle over the marketing of the new movie “Red Tails” featured; movie excerpts shown; details given about the funding from producer George Lucas. [Former Tuskegee Airman Roscoe BROWN – comments on the message for school kids.] [Actor Terrence-HOWARD††- comments on marketing a movie with an all-black cast in which the white guys are the bad guys.] [Director Anthony HEMINGWAY†- says we knew what we were doing was a statement.]
Holt, Lester

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