The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

By Steve Sheinkin

The true, but little-known story of 50 black sailors who chose to defy the Navy by refusing to return to duty after an explosion killed 320 servicemen at Port Chicago during WWII. Hoffman lends his even-tempered voice to distinguish the story of each individual involved and conveys what happened to them in this emotional and important episode in U.S. history.

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