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Growing Up the Daughter of Jackie Robinson.

Author and daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon Robinson. Her new book is "Stealing Home: An Intimate Family Portrait by the Daughter of Jackie Robinson" (Harper Collins). She grew up highly privileged in a comfortable Connecticut suburb in the 1950s. Despite the celebrity of her father, Robinson was not immune to racism and was often conflicted over her father's role in the civil rights movement. The book traces Robinson's search for her own success and identity.


Other segments from the episode on June 27, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 27, 1996: Interview with Dennis Lawson; Interview with Sharon Robinson; Review of Positive Black Soul's album "Salaam."


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