Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball

Raymond Doswell of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum talked about Jackie Robinson, the first African American major league baseball player… read more

Raymond Doswell of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum talked about Jackie Robinson, the first African American major league baseball player in the modern era. Mr. Doswell focused on Robinson’s athletic career, his ability to steal bases, and the racism and other obstacles he faced. Over the course of his Major League career between 1947-1956, Robinson played in six World Series and was selected for six All-Star games. His achievements are widely viewed as an important contribution to the Civil Rights Movement. This event was hosted by the National Archives at Kansas City, Missouri. close

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Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball

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Program ID:
311802-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
May 25, 2013
Last Aired:
May 28, 2013

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  • May 25, 2013 | 9:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2013 | 1:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2013 | 2:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2013 | 7:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2013 | 7:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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