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Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson, Part 1

Streaming Video - 2016 Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Robinson rises from humble origins to integrate Major League Baseball, performing brilliantly despite the threats and abuse he faces on and off the field and, in the process, challenges the prejudiced notions of what a black man can achieve
Powerful Voice for Black Americans
(5:16) --
Robinson's Early Childhood
(2:43) --
The Great Migration
(3:35) --
The Great Depression
(3:33) --
Jackie Robinson Emerges
(2:33) --
Future Mrs. Robinson
(2:12) --
Rise of Black Society
(2:02) --
Negro Leagues
(2:03) --
Racism in the Military
(2:33) --
Second Lieutenant Robinson
(2:43) --
Brooklyn Dodgers
(3:16) --
Branch Rickey
(3:16) --
Challenging White Authority
(4:11) --
Kansas City Monarchs
(2:31) --
Boston Red Sox Tryouts
(3:32) --
Reinvigorated Campaign to Integrate Baseball
(2:36) --
Campaign to Integrate Baseball Intensifies
(4:00) --
Public Announcement of Signing
(3:06) --
Experiencing Discrimination in the South
(2:42) --
Spring Training in Daytona
(3:16) --
Us Against the World
(2:53) --
Racism From Teams and Fans
(3:17) --
The Little World Series
(3:43) --
MacPhail Report
(5:19) --
Announcer Red Barber
(3:22) --
Victory on April 15, 1947
(3:28) --
On Field Abuse
(4:20) --
Loneliest Man in Sports
(2:01) --
Beginning of Modern Baseball
(3:24) --
Beginning of Change
(4:13) --
Jack and Pee Wee Statue
(2:25) --
Personal Stories
(4:38) --
Rookie of the Year
(2:06) --
Martyred Hero
(1:55) --
Credits: Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson, Part 1
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Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson


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Originally released by Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2016
Year Published: 2016
Format: Streaming Video