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Thursday, November 10, 2016 | Evening Program
D-Day's Forgotten African-American Heroes
Linda Hervieux

Linda Hervieux is an author, journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, the New York Daily News, the Daily Beast and nbcnews.com. A native of Lowell, Massachusetts, she lives in Paris, France. FORGETTEN: The Untold Story of D-Day's Black Heroes, At Home and At War was published in 2016.

In telling the story of the 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion, Linda Hervieux offers a vivid account of the tension between racial politics and national service in wartime America, and a moving narrative of human bravery and perseverance in the face of injustice.

Ms. Hervieux is the Veteran's Day Athenaeum speaker for 2016.

View Video: YouTube with Linda Hervieux

Food for Thought: Podcast with Linda Hervieux

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