The story of an interracial couple on opposite sides of WWII
Clip: 06/17/2018 | 6m 16s Video has closed captioning.
During World War II, Elinor Powell, an African American nurse, joined the racially segregated army in Jim Crow-era Arizona. The discrimination she faced compounded after she fell in love with Frederick Albert, a German prisoner of war to whom she was assigned. Journalist Alexis Clark told the NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano about the couple’s unlikely story and her book, “Enemies in Love.”
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