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Tradition and Valor

Tradition and Valor

TRADITION AND VALOR is the story of three generations of an African-American family in Iowa. Their saga begins with James Braddie Morris Sr. a lawyer who entered the first army training camp for black commissioned officers at Fort Des Moines. After World War I J. B. Sr. returned to Iowa where he owned and published THE IOWA BYSTANDER and founded the National Bar Association (originally the National Negro Bar Association). He and his wife Georgine their children and grandchildren have fought for civil rights in war and peace. Produced by Iowa Public Television and the Morris Communications Group. [55 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Program Description: TRADITION AND VALOR is the story of three generations of an African-American family in Iowa. Their saga begins with James Braddie Morris Sr. a lawyer who entered the first army training camp for black commissioned officers at Fort Des Moines. After World War I J. B. Sr. returned to Iowa where he owned and published THE IOWA BYSTANDER and founded the National Bar Association (originally the National Negro Bar Association). He and his wife Georgine their children and grandchildren have fought for civil rights in war and peace. Produced by Iowa Public Television and the Morris Communications Group.

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