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Author Matthew Delmont looks at the history of African American veterans in World War II

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This episode of Idaho Matters originally aired on November 7, 2022.

Half American is a new book written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. It looks at American history in a whole new light, from the perspective of African Americans who fought in World War II, both abroad and at home.

Delmont joins Idaho Matters to talk more about his new book.

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