Ohio Wesleyan University Commencement

Mr. Rickey and Ms. Robinson jointly addressed the students being graduated by Ohio Wesleyan University at their commencement… read more

Mr. Rickey and Ms. Robinson jointly addressed the students being graduated by Ohio Wesleyan University at their commencement ceremony. Mr. Rickey’s grandfather, a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan, was the manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers who hired Jackie Robinson, Ms. Robinson’s father, to be the man to break baseball’s color barrier. They discussed the event and its significance and the characters of the men involved. close

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Ohio Wesleyan University Commencement

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Program ID:
181769-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Delaware, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2004
Last Aired:
Jun 20, 2004

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  • Jun 19, 2004 | 9:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2004 | 12:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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