Jackie Robinson

"Jackie Robinson" is a 2-part documentary series that explores how the civil rights movement dovetailed with Robinson's baseball career. In a clip from the film, President Barack Obama sits beside First Lady Michelle Obama while discussing the importance of the sports star.

Show Info

Network: United States PBS (2016 - now)
Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays at 21:00 (120 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 2 episodes

Official site: www.pbs.org

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Previous Episode

Part 2 of 2

Episode 1x02; Apr 12, 2016

Robinson uses his immense fame to speak out against the injustice he sees nearly everywhere, alienating many who had once celebrated him for "turning the other cheek." After baseball, he seeks new ways to fight discrimination, but as the civil rights

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: Part 2 of 2Apr 12, 2016
1x01: Part 1 of 2Apr 11, 2016
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