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Ken Burns examines 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. Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend’s life after baseball.

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Description

Ken Burns examines 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. Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend’s life after baseball.

    • EPISODE 1

    Part I

    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.

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    • 1 Hour 51 Minutes

    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.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 51 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Part II

    Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for “turning the other cheek.” After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain relevant.

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    • 1 Hour 53 Minutes

    Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for “turning the other cheek.” After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces a crippling illness, he struggles to remain relevant.

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    • CC
    • 1 Hour 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Anderson Monarchs

    A little league team from Philadelphia celebrates Jackie Robinson's legacy.

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    • 4 Minutes

    A little league team from Philadelphia celebrates Jackie Robinson's legacy.

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    • 4 Minutes
    • EPISODE 102

    In the Thick of It

    After baseball, Robinson stays on the front lines of change.

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    • 5 Minutes

    After baseball, Robinson stays on the front lines of change.

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    • 5 Minutes
    • EPISODE 103

    Lifelong Hero

    Fans, teammates and friends recall their first encounter with Jackie Robinson.

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    • 6 Minutes

    Fans, teammates and friends recall their first encounter with Jackie Robinson.

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    • 6 Minutes
    • EPISODE 104

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    Stories of Jackie Robinson's renowned competitive spirit.

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    • 5 Minutes

    Stories of Jackie Robinson's renowned competitive spirit.

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    • 5 Minutes
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