Ken Burns Talks About Hero Jackie Robinson and His Latest Film (Video)

Ken Burns Talks About Hero Jackie Robinson and His Latest Film (Video)

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History remembers Jackie Robinson mostly as a myth, not a man. He was the humble ballplayer Brooklyn Dodgers owner Branch Rickey used to break baseball’s color barrier, the secular saint who turned the other cheek when confronted with racism. White America has preserved this gleaming image of the icon, but the real Jackie Robinson was far…


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