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Jackie Robinson.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). Burns, Sarah, 1982- (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). McMahon, David, 1976- (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). David, Keith, (narrator.). Foxx, Jamie, (voice actor.). Erskine, Lewis, (editor of moving image work.). Raviv, Ted, (editor of moving image work.). O'Donnell, George (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Squires, Buddy, (director of photography.). Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- (composer.). Wamble, Doug, (composer.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (2 video files (approximately 160 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 2 Part 2 Episode 1 Part 1.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Ken Burns.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Keith David ; voice of Jackie Robinson, Jamie Foxx.
Summary, etc.:
JACKIE ROBINSON, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. "Jackie Robinson," Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides."
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players > Biography.
Baseball players > United States > Biography.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History.
Political activists > United States > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.

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