Jackie Robinson
Title
Jackie Robinson

ISBN
9781627896191

Edition
Widescreen version.

Physical Description
2 Blu-Ray videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Title from container.
 
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
 
Widescreen.
 
Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers.

Reading Level
Rating: TV-PG.

Personal Subject
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.

Subject Term
African American baseball players -- Biography.
 
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
 
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.

Genre
Biographical television programs
 
Documentary television programs.
 
Nonfiction television programs

Added Author
Burns, Ken, 1953-
 
Burns, Sarah, 1982-
 
McMahon, David, 1976-
 
David, Keith
 
Foxx, Jamie

Added Corporate Author
Florentine Films
 
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
 
Major League Baseball (Organization)
 
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
 
PBS Distribution (Firm)

Summary
Tells of the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader and icon of the civil rights movement whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to inspire generations of Americans. Includes interviews with family members and rarely-seen photographs and film footage.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Lake Elmo LibraryNonfiction DVDDVD 796.357 JAC11Nonfiction DVDs