Jackie Robinson

Jun 2, 2016

Part Two Jun. 11 at 12pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | This film from Ken Burns examines the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball’s color line. Watch and call or GIVE NOW ONLINE for special offers

The two-part film tells the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who rose from humble origins to break baseball’s color barrier and waged a fierce lifelong battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans that transcends even his remarkable athletic achievement.

Ken Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend’s life on and off the field. Watch and call or Give Now Online for special thank you gift offers.

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