Transcript: Vietnam War – Pittsburghers and the War

Samuel W Black, director of African American Program at the History Center:

People all over the country and in Pittsburgh were glued to their television sets nightly. The nightly news coverage was about the Vietnam War or the Civil Rights movement or the war protest movement. So there was a lot of incidents around the Vietnam War that was broadcast nightly on the TV news and Pittsburghers were watching it just like everyone else.