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42 today : Jackie Robinson and his legacy / foreword by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; edited by Michael G. Long ; afterword by Kevin Merida.

Long, Michael G., (editor.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Washington News Books.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch B ROBINSO LON (Text) 34207002363571 Adult Non-Fiction Biographies Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting ON ORDER (Text) WHTNG9781479805624 On order On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781479805624
  • Physical Description: xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword : taking Jackie Robinson seriously / Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon -- Introduction : that day / Michael G. Long -- The owner / Howard Bryant -- A Methodist life / Randal Jelks -- Jackie Robinson ball / George Vecsey -- Telling it the right way / Jonathan Eig -- A champion of nonviolence? / Mark Kurlansky -- The white media missed it / Chris Lamb -- On retiring 42 / David Naze -- Before the world failed him / Sridhar Pappu -- The dilemma of the Black Republican / Gerald Early -- "I've got to be me" : Robinson and the long Black freedom struggle / Yohuru Williams -- The first famous jock for justice / Peter Dreier -- Supporting Black women athletes / Amira Rose Davis -- The challenges of a gay Jackie Robinson / Adam Amal Rogers -- Afterword : the legacy of perfection / Kevin Merida.
Summary, etc.:
""42 Today" is an exploration of Jackie Robinson and his legacy"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 > Influence.
African American baseball players > Biography.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.

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Washington News Books.

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