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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Gen. Harry Brooks, Jr.

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Author and major general (ret) Harry W. Brooks, Jr. was born May 17, 1928, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Crispus Attucks High School, graduating in 1947. After graduation he joined the United States Army, and soon Brooks was invited to Officer Candidates School (OCS) and received his commission in 1949. Brooks received his B.A. degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1962, and his M.A. degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1973. Brooks served in Japan, Germany, Korea and Viet Nam. Brooks co-authored The Gathering Storm: An Analysis of Racial Instability Within the Army. In 1972, he was appointed Army Director of Equal Opportunity Programs at the Pentagon and was soon promoted to commanding general of the famed 25th Infantry Division, only the 6th African American general in U.S. history. Brooks co-founded Advanced Consumer Marketing Corporation and served as chairman of Brooks International after his retirement in 1976.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
121 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Gen. Harry Brooks, Jr.
Gen. Harry Brooks, Jr.
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Las Vegas, Nevada 2004 September 29.
Description
1 online resource (4 video files (2 hr., 18 sec.)) : sound, color
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