TITLE

MILITARY CIVIL RIGHTS: A REPORT

AUTHOR(S)
Conn, Harry
PUB. DATE
October 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;10/20/52, Vol. 127 Issue 16, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the military civil rights in the U.S. with reference to President Harry S. Truman's executive Order 9981, directing a policy establishing equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion or national origin. Reason behind the low percentage of African American officers in the Navy; Difference between obstacles to integration faced by the Army and the Navy; Information on the Committee on Equality of Treatment in the Armed Services; Evaluation of integration in all three military services.
ACCESSION #
14574408

 

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