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Reel America: "Thunderbolt" - 1947 & Director William Wyler

Part Four of a Five-Part Series Featuring Mark Harris

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

In the fourth of a five-part look at Hollywood directors who made films for the U.S. government during World War II, this program features director William Wyler and the 42 minute documentary he made for the U.S. Army Air Corps about a squadron of P-47 "Thunderbolt" fighter planes stationed in Italy.  Providing commentary is Mark Harris, author of "Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.

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