Part One
jackie robinson

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.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 101

About Jackie Robinson:

Examine the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball's color line.

Ken Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend's life on and off the field.


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