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Jackie Robinson's Impact on Culture Extends Far Beyond Baseball

In light of the release of the first full-length biography on the African American baseball player, commentator Gerald Early reflects on the life Jack Robinson.

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Other segments from the episode on April 10, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 10, 1995: Interview with Tad Szulc; Interview with Paul Simms; Review of David Faulkner's book "Great Time Coming."

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