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Former Tuskegee Airman Robert Williams.

Former Tuskegee Airman Robert Williams. He was with the Army Air Corps "Fighting 99th" the first squadron of Black fighter pilots in World War II. Now, after 45 years of trying he's gotten a studio interested in making a movie about the squadron. The new HBO movie, "The Tuskegee Airmen," stars Laurence Fishburne; Williams is the co-executive producer. The film debuts August 26th.

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Other segments from the episode on August 24, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 24, 1995: Interview with Robert Williams; Interview with Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley; Review of J. M. Redmann's novel "The Intersection of Love and Desire" and…

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