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Military / Desegregation / Black Recruitment #899918

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The 60th anniversary of the desegregation of the Army noted.

(Chicago: Christina Brown) The military service's difficulty in attracting black soldiers examined; details given about one family's story of service; statistics on black recruits cited. [Son Rickie FOUTS, mother Connie FOUTS‡- comment on the military.] [Army Recruiting Command Maj. Gen. Thomas BOSTICK†, University of Maryland sociologist professor David SEGAL†, Sgt. Andrea COOPER†- comment on African Americans and military service.]

Holt, Lester;
Brown, Christina

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