American Experience

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Spanish

Season 33 Episode 42 | 1h 52m 49s

In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The local chief of police savagely beat him, leaving him unconscious and permanently blind.

Aired: 03/30/21

Expires: 03/29/24

Rating: NR

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