Jackie Robinson: Un film par Ken Burns (CBC Gem)

Le film est en anglais seulement

JACKIE ROBINSON, directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who rose from humble origins to break baseball’s colour barrier.

JACKIE ROBINSON: Part 1
Jack Roosevelt Robinson rose from humble origins to break the colour barrier in baseball, becoming one of the most beloved men in America.

JACKIE ROBINSON: Part 2
On April 15, 1947, Robinson, wearing the number 42, became the first African American player in the Major Leagues in more than half a century.

JACKIE ROBINSON: Part 3
In 1949, Jackie Robinson led the Dodgers to the World Series for the second time in three seasons and won the Most Valuable Player award.

JACKIE ROBINSON: Part 4
As the civil rights movement he had once seemed to embody became more militant, its demands more strident, Jackie Robinson was accused of being out of touch – an Uncle Tom.