MAMF Director Circe Olson Woessner interviews Willie Pearl Young, who worked as a riveter during WWII and was married to Tuskegee Airman Eddie Lee Young. Daughters Michelle Green and Adrienne Young-Battle join their mother to honor their father, tell about military life in the 50's, 60's and 70's. Michelle wrote a series of stories about her mother, which is now out of print. Michelle's book about Mamie "Peanut" Johnson is available at https://www.amazon.com/Strong-Right-Arm-Peanut-Johnson/
Michelle's website is:https://michelleygreen.com
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