American ExperienceEugene Bullard: An American in France Clip | 1m 11s Filmmaker Stephen Ives introduces Eugene Bullard, a young boy from who escaped the poverty and racism of Georgia, and years later found himself in Europe as war broke out and joins the ranks to fight for France during the First World War. To Ives, Eugene Bullard is emblematic of so many who believed that they needed to be a part of this war. Bullard fights in the Battle of Verdun. Aired: 04/10/17 Rating: NR checkmarkAdd to WatchlistProblems Playing Video?Report a ProblemClosed CaptioningShare:Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitterShare this video on Google PlusGoogleShare this video via EmailE-mailEmbedEmbed Code for this videoEmbed CodeAmerican ExperienceEugene Bullard: An American in FranceWidth in pixels px Height in pixels px Copied to your clipboardLabelCopy to ClipboardClick to copy embed code for videoCloseCloseReport a ProblemBefore you submit an error, please consult our Troubleshooting Guide.Type of ErrorVideo doesn't loadVideo loads, but doesn't playVideo jumps back/forwardOnly audio is streamingSponsorship playback errorOtherPlease add more detailsCancelSubmit ReportYour report has been successfully submitted. Thank you for helping us improve PBS Video.CloseCloseClose Learn More Down The Great War: Transformed How WW1 to “make the world safe for democracy”—altered America’s place in the world. The Great War: Culture Change How WWI transformed America through those whose participation has largely been forgotten. The Great War: Why we made it American Experience Executive Producer Mark Samels discusses the film and why we made it. The Great War: An Inside Look An inside look at the making of The Great War, premiering April 10 at 9/8c. The Great War, Part 1: Trailer Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. The Great War, Part 2: Trailer Follow America’s entry into the conflict. The Great War, Part 3: Trailer The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation. The Great War: Chapter 1 After more than two years, thousands of American soldiers boarded ships bound for France. Woodrow Wilson: The Decider For Woodrow Wilson, the Great War was a chance for America to become a global citizen. Eugene Bullard: An American in France An American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought on the battlefields of France.