Monday, February 18, 2019

Carole Bucy Featured in NPT Documentary

Vol State History professor Carole Bucy is featured as a commentator in the new Nashville Public Television documentary, Soldier & Citizen.  It examines how minority groups ‒ specifically African-Americans and women ‒ leveraged their “blood debt” of military service to further their cause for full citizenship. Soldier & Citizen premieres Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. on NPT and will be available for online viewing at and streaming at

Dr. Bucy will also be speaking at an event for the documentary. NPT and the Tennessee State Museum are hosting a free preview event this Saturday, Feb. 23, 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the museum. Reservations are required at Seating will be first come, first served.

The panelists are Dr. Lisa M. Budreau, senior curator of military history at the Tennessee State Museum; Dr. Carole Bucy, professor of history at Volunteer State Community College; Jo Ann McClellan, founder and president of the African American Heritage Society of Maury County; and Dr. Reavis L. Mitchell Jr., professor of history and Dean of the School of Humanities and Behavioral Social Sciences at Fisk University.

This is an extended trailer of the documentary:

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