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Program
Navajo Code Talkers
Contributing Organization
Vision Maker Media (Lincoln, Nebraska)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/508-057cr5nw61
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Description
A documentary film using interviews and archival footage to show the vital role a small group of Navajo Marines played in the Pacific during World War II. Includes 1940s archival footage of Navajo life as well as scenes of World War II. Featured are interviews with Navajo Chairman Peter MacDonald, artist and scholar Carl Gorman, and Taos artist R.C. Gorman. Received a special Presidential commendation by Ronald Reagan.
Broadcast
1986-00-00
Date
1998-02-00
Asset type
Program
Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Local Communities
Race and Ethnicity
Military Forces and Armaments
Rights
Copyright 1986
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
0:27:27
Credits
Host: MacDonald, Peter, 1928-
Producer: McCarthy, Tom
Speaker: Reagan, Ronald
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Vision Maker Media
Identifier: 2013-00389 (VMM Inventory #)
Format: Betacam SP
Generation: Dub
Duration: 0:27:27
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Citations
Chicago: “Navajo Code Talkers,” 1986-00-00, Vision Maker Media, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 21, 2019, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_508-057cr5nw61.
MLA: “Navajo Code Talkers.” 1986-00-00. Vision Maker Media, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_508-057cr5nw61>.
APA: Navajo Code Talkers. Boston, MA: Vision Maker Media, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_508-057cr5nw61