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JACKIE ROBINSON: STEALING HOME AND HISTORY

Date: 04/04/13
Time: 6:00PM
Location: National Archives at Kansas City (near Union Station)
Contact: National Archives, 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO

Event Description
SWING INTO HISTORY: BASEBALL AND AMERICAN CULTURE program series The National Archives at Kansas City and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum have partnered to present a program series this year on baseball and its impact on American culture. The programs will be offered at the National Archives near Union Station and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The series will continue during the 2013 baseball season. NLBM Vice President of Curatorial Services Dr. Raymond Doswell will explore the athletic legacy of Jackie Robinson, particularly his dynamic steals of home plate. The talk comes ahead of the national premier of a new film, "42" on Robinson's life

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