For Love Of Liberty, The Story Of America's Black Patriots
This program is part five of For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (University Edition). Sections include: *Introduction: Colin Powell. *The Hanoi Hilton: Colonel Fred Cherry endures captivity in a notorious POW camp. *Dangerous Work: Black nurses serve heroically in combat hospitals. *Back Home: Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated. *Black Power: Racial unrest at home and in the military. *Peace with Honor: Americans leave Vietnam and the military becomes all-volunteer. *Middle East: Halle Berry introduction. *Beirut: Terrorists attack U.S. marines. *The Mother of All Battles: War in the Persian Gulf. *Recognition: Black veterans of World War II finally receive the Medal of Honor. *9/11: Terrorists come to America. *Fighting Back: The War on Terror. *On to Baghdad: The War on Terror spreads to Iraq. *The First Black Commander-in-Chief: The inauguration of President Barrack Obama. *Conclusion: The paradox that is the story of America's black patriots.