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History Detectives | Sneak Preview: A Father's Forgotton Tribute in a Spanish Civil War Eulogy | PBS

Duration: 18:06
Program: History Detectives #902
Broadcast Date: Jun. 28, 2011

Among the late Sol Fellman's mementos of the Spanish Civil War is a four-page eulogy titled, "A Negro Hero Dies" written for a man named Douglas Roach. Sol fought in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade with his brother Harry, but they were separated in Spain and Harry went missing. Who was Douglas Roach and what happened to Sol's brother Harry? Tukufu Zuberi unravels this tale of brotherly love.

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Post Date: June 23, 2011