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Freedom Flyers topic of Friends meeting

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Cover, Freedom Flyers, by J. Todd MoyeThe subject of the next Friends of the Library meeting is the book Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II on Friday, March 25, 2011, at 7:30pm in the UT Arlington Central Library sixth floor parlor.

This book traces the history of the Tuskegee Airmen in WWII. They were the first African American military pilots. The program will be jointly sponsored by the UTA African American Faculty and Staff Association.

J. Todd Moye is an Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Oral History Program at the University of North Texas. A historian of the American civil rights movement, he directed the National Park Service’s Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project from 2000 to 2005.

A reception will follow the talk and books will be for sale for Dr. Moye to sign.

The Friends of the Library provides resources and financial support to enrich library collections and services. For more information about our programs, visit http://www.uta.edu/library/friends/programs.php, and for information about joining the group, visit http://www.uta.edu/library/friends/form-join.php.

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March 23rd, 2011 at 2:02 pm

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