Segment 9


Holloman feels that the most positive thing that came out of World War II was in 1948 when President Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981 directing the military to study the integration program that was carried out.The next greatest thing was the Democratic Party selecting Barack Obama to be their torch bearer. Holloman was invited to Obama's inauguration. He initially turned the invitation down because it would have cost him too much money but ended up going anyway.Holloman feels that there should be several national World War II museums.He feels that people who volunteer to serve in the American military should be taken care of after they leave the military.


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