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A brief interview with one of the first black enlisted Marines in the Marine Corps, who describes joining and training in a segregated military. Whitworth was in Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring the Montford Point Marines for overcoming adversity during a time of bigotry and segregation. Montford Point. Available in high definition.


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This work, Vaughn Whitworth, by LCpl John Tucker, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.27.2012

Date Posted:06.28.2012 4:50PM

Category:Interviews

Video ID:148093

Filename:DOD_100430429

Length:00:09:25

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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