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Black History Month: Doris “Dorie” Miller (Virtual)

February 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Ed Moore, Museum docent

Doris “Dorie” Miller: An American Hero

FREE VIRTUAL LECTURE
Advance registration is required.

Presenter: Ed Moore, docent at The Mariners’ Museum

Join us online with Ed Moore, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum and Park, as he shares the heroic story of an African-American sailor who stepped up and defended his country when Pearl Harbor was attacked.

Viewers are welcome to send Ed comments or questions, which he will answer following the presentation.

About the presentation:
The events of Pearl Harbor are one of our nation’s darkest moments in history. In the face of danger, Doris “Dorie” Miller, an African-American sailor who stepped up and defended his country in a way never before done by a person of color in the US Navy. His actions earned him honors and recognition, which we still remember today in film and ships which bear his name. Dorie Miller’s heroic story looks at the segregated Navy of the past, and represents how his actions helped spur the integration of the US Navy.



This program is part of our Black History Month series.
Click here to view a complete list.



Black History Month:

Doris “Dorie” Miller: An American Hero
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 • 1 p.m. (ET)

 

Pre-registration is required.
For additional assistance, questions or support, please contact us at: [email protected].

Can’t attend?
No problem! Many of our programs and lectures are uploaded to our YouTube Channel shortly afterwards.

 

Details

Date:
February 8
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Venue

The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
Phone:
(757) 596-2222
Website:
https://marinersmuseum.org