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African-American Naval Officers Honored
First African-American Naval Officers Honored
May 23, 2005 6:00 pm US/Central
CBS 2's Jon Duncanson reports on why the memorial is in North Chicago.
They are the faces of the men who were there more than 60 years ago. They saw it as it happened.
One man, whose face never belied whatever racial tensions existed at the time, is the only one left alive of the "Golden 13" -- the first African Americans allowed into naval officer training.