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    Baseball During the Depression

    Pepperdine University professor Loretta Hunnicutt taught a class about baseball during the Great Depression. She looked at the role of baseball in American culture and the origins of sports…

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    Q&A with Kostya Kennedy

    Former Sports Illustrated senior writer Kostya Kennedy, author of “True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson,” talked about the life and career of Jackie Robinson, the Brooklyn Dodgers player who…

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    Soccer Diplomacy

    Heather Dichter, associate professor of sports history at De Montfort University in England, looked at the role soccer has played in foreign relations since 1914. This virtual event was…

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    Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back

    Sports writers Jessica Luther and Kavitha Davidson offered their thoughts on the political, economic, and social issues facing sports today. This virtual program was part of the 2020 Texas…

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    In Depth with Dave Zirin

    Author and sports writer Dave Zirin talked about his books and took viewer questions. Mr. Zirin is the author of many books, including What’s My Name, Fool?, A People’s History of Sports in…

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    Panel Discussion on Legislating Equality in Sports and Society

    Andrew Maraniss, author of Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South and Clay Risen, author of The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act,…

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    Q&A with Sally Jenkins

    Sally Jenkins spoke about the business of sports in the U.S. She is sports columnist for the Washington Post. Besides following local and national sports coverage, she also writes about issues…

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    NFL Owner-Player Negotiations

    Michael LeRoy talked from Urbana, Illinois, about negotiations between the National Football League owners and the players union. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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