KW-001 Grant Roberts: Race and America’s Armed Forces
Oral history interview
KW-001 Grant Roberts ( Interviewee ) Zoe Beiner ( Interviewer )
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Oral history Podcast
United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua
For the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program's Spring 2013 Intern Class. Grant Roberts describes his experiences in the U.S. military. Roberts enlisted in 1952, shortly after the army’s integration in 1947. He served in the air force for over 20 years, including during the Korean War. Roberts’s interview focuses on race relations during his time training, serving abroad and in the U.S. as well as life after the military.