Podcast: “This Cannot Go On”: The “Race Riot” on the USS Kitty Hawk
The latest episode of the From Balloons to Drones podcast is up! In 1972, onboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk, a series of violent incidents broke out that were subsequently labeled a “race riot.” Many African American sailors were charged with assault, and one of the JAG officers assigned to their defense was Marv Truhe. His new book on the incident, Against All Tides, reveals a wealth of fascinating information and details about the case, including a series of racial injustices and a dramatic undercover investigation. Truhe joins us on the podcast to discuss the book. Don’t miss this one!