How Filipino Veterans Joined the Greatest Generation, 1945-2009

Lecture Description

Overview of decades-long effort by Filipino World War II veterans to obtain U.S. citizenship and equitable veterans benefits. Connects U.S. and Philippine history, and links military history with the history of civil rights movements in the late twentieth century. Connects with online resources and lesson plans for teaching this diverse but often unfamiliar content.

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Civil Rights Veterans

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Christopher Capozzola

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