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Comparing DADT Surveys Now With Racial Surveys Of The '40's

Kerry Eleved of The Advocate, in her piece View From Washington: Integration, and Think Progress in EXCLUSIVE: New Docs Show Truman Integrated Forces, Despite Military Objections discuss a historic perspective of surveys similar to the DADT survey. Specifically, discussing survey’s regarding about African-Americans and Jews integration in the military services prior to the 1948 decision by Truman to integrate the military services.

Such as, over 80% of Air Force officers and enlisted were against mixing “negroes” and whites in training situations and in the barracks.

Rachel Maddow summed it up in her piece last video piece night (July 23, 2010). If you haven’t seen her piece, it’s well worth the watch.

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