50 Years Ago, Marines Fought Each Other In Race Riots At Camp Lejeune05:46


Fifty years ago, while other U.S. troops were fighting in Vietnam, dozens of Marines at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were rioting on the base. It was the first in a string of major racial incidents in the military that led to massive reforms in the way the armed forces dealt with race. Jay Price (@JayatWUNC) from WUNC reports.

This segment aired on July 19, 2019.

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