The Beat of a Different Drummer

The Beat of a Different Drummer

The 14th Army WAC (Women's Army Corps) Band existed from 1948 to 1976, during a time when America was struggling with equal rights. The WAC Band was a rare place where a woman could work as a professional musician. This story tells how these trailblazers helped change the landscape for American women while performing the everyday rigors of an Army musician.

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The Beat of a Different Drummer: The Story of America's Last All-Female Military Band | Monday, March 27 at 9:00 AM ET / Monday, March 27 at 8:00 AM CT

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The Beat of a Different Drummer: The Story of America's Last All-Female Military Band

56:40 | #0 | First Aired: September 11, 2013

  • KETKY: Saturday, April 1 at 7:00 PM ET / Saturday, April 1 at 6:00 PM CT