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Something to cheer about : Oscar Robertson and the Crispus Attucks Tigers.

Blankenbaker, Betsy. (Added Author). Merriweather, Willie. (Added Author). Robertson, Oscar, 1938- (Added Author). Marra, Steve. (Added Author). Steeg, Ted. (Added Author). Bryant, Hallie, 1934- (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 90 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Screen Media Films : 2002.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Betsy Blankenbaker.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring, Oscar Robertson, Willie Merriweather, Hallie Bryant.
Summary, etc.:
In 1955, Oscar Robertson and his teammates at the segregated Crispus Attucks High School rose from the hatred and racism of the time to be the first all-black team ever to win a state championship. With their innovative style of play, this brilliant group of athletes changed basketball forever. This is an amazing true story of the coach, school and team that inspired the nation.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Basketball teams > Indiana > Indianapolis > History.
Basketball players > United States > Biography.
Basketball > Indiana > Indianapolis > History.
Racism in sports > Indiana > Indianapolis > History.

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