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Tomorrow's events here in the nation's capital be especially emotional for one group of Americans they risk their lives for this country even though their country.
Still consider them to be second class citizens.
Pres elect Obama has said he -- the Tuskegee airmen a huge debt and tomorrow.
He'll try to pay them back in a big way.
Lieutenant colonel Walter mccreery never thought he'd see a black man elected president.
This ace pilot from World War II is among the Tuskegee airmen the black fighter pilot -- that broke racial barriers and many say pave the way years ago for Barack Obama's election.
Being -- untold racism at the time they served their country quietly.
And even congress.
Went on record -- send.
Bad boys we will call -- Did not have the intelligence.
To -- military aircraft.
During the war the white bomber pilots weren't even told black pilots were flying cover for them he was kept secret everywhere we -- All won't even combat.
You knew your place mccreery now ninety years old and nearly 300 surviving members of the Tuskegee airmen.
Were finally recognized in 2007.
Receiving the congressional gold medal.
They've been invited by mr.
Obama to attend his inauguration.
-- says he doesn't fear the subfreezing temperatures he survived being shot down at the end of the war.
On the it -- mission.
-- hit back -- aircraft.
I bailed out.
And it was taken.
But the chairman's.
The one place he did not experience racism was as a Prisoner of War it was until I return back to the United States that I found out who -- -- So you were treated better as a POW -- -- a war hero coming home this -- No parades even Arnott for the pilots when the war ended was segregated Florida was segregated.
So they couldn't send me that was more than sixty years ago.
How did you feel when you saw Barack Obama we elected the 44 president of the United States.
I personally felt that it would never have.
Tuesday he'll be on the steps of the capitol to see it for himself.
In Washington Jennifer Griffin Fox News.
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