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Several Tuskegee Airmen at Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945. Photo by Toni Frissell, Library of Congress.

Several Tuskegee Airmen at Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945. Photo by Toni Frissell, Library of Congress.

On Memorial Day, it seems fitting to repost a piece about a job I did for AMC when Tom Brokaw hosted the AMC’s War Heroes Weekend Marathon.  We filmed his interview on the aircraft carrier, Intrepid. He interviewed me as much as I did him.  Included is a poignant clip about the African American servicemen of WWII.

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AMC War Heroes Weekend Hosted by Tom Brokaw

In May I wrote about filming on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, and now I’m pleased to present some of the vignettes for AMC’s War Heroes Weekend hosted by Tom Brokaw, which aired all throughout Memorial Day weekend.  On the Hanger Deck, I interviewed him about the Greatest Generation that he so often writes about, and he introduced the movies to be shown that holiday weekend.

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