This is the inspiring story of the all-black 54th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Their training and battle experience leads them to their final assault on Fort Wagner in South Carolina, where their heroic bravery turned bitter defeat into a symbolic victory that brought recognition to black soldiers and turned the tide of the war.
Alan and Craig discuss the civil war, school systems, Oscar nomination snubs and the movie Glory on this week’s Matinee Heroes!
Alan and Craig discuss some of the Oscar nomination snubs
Discussion of “Glory”
Alan and Craig discuss next week’s episode “Creed”
Alan and Craig take their first venture into the Rocky-verse with “Creed”