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Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

  • Aired: 07/12/2011
  • 55:00
  • Rating: NR
This episode fills in the moving story behind letters from a Civil War soldier to his brother and his desire to lead an African American unit. Then, Tukufu Zuberi sets out to identify the source of a piece of fabric with signatures of Charles Lindbergh and helicopter inventor Igor Sikorsky. Finally, did black artists create the 1950's comic book, Negro Romance?
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A story of two Civil War letters, mystery aviation autographs & a 1950s black comic book.
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