Episode 261:

What's Cookin'?

The Life of Eugene Bullard




Episode 261: What's Cookin'?

On this week’s episode, we cover the life of Eugene Bullard.

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The Life of Eugene Bullard

The Life of Eugene Bullard Notes:

Header Image Source: Photo by Museums Victoria on Unsplash

Photo by Austrian National Library on Unsplash

Other Images:

Eugene Bullard (via Wikipedia)

Eugene Bullard being interviewed by Dave Garroway on NBC’s Today Show (via the Sag Harbor Express)

Bullard exhibit at the National Museum of the United States Air Force (via Wikipedia)


Original Harriet Tubman tweet on Twitter

Karen’s story suggestion from Twitter


“Eugene Jacques Bullard (October 9, 1895 – October 12, 1961), born Eugene James Bullard, was the first black American military pilot. Bullard, who flew for France, was one of the few black combat pilots during World War I, along with William Robinson Clarke, a Jamaican who flew for the Royal Flying Corps, Domenico Mondelli [it] from Italy and Ahmet Ali Çelikten of the Ottoman Empire. Also a boxer and a jazz musician, he was called "L'Hirondelle noire" in French, "Black Swallow"...”

— Source: Eugene Bullard Wikipedia