Contemporary:  1946 to Present

42: The Jackie Robinson Story

by Aaron Rosenberg

Some "Text to Text" & "Text to World" connections to explore...

The Jackie Robinson Museum 

Biography Channel: Jackie Robinson 

Baseball Reference: Jackie Robinson 

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum: Jackie Robinson 

USA Today: "Jackie Robinson, A Man of Faith"  

Major League Baseball: Baseball Pays Tribute to Pioneer- Robinson 

The Library of Congress: American Memory- Baseball and Jackie Robinson 

IMDB- 42: The True Story of an American Legend 

PBS: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: "Jackie Robinson Integrates Major League Baseball" 

PBS: "Was Jackie Robinson Court- Martialed?" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The New York Times: "The Superhero Who Leapt Color Lines, Jackie Robinson- the Hero in 42"  

The Atlantic: "What Really Happened to Ben Chapman, the Racist Baseball Player in 42"

The New York Times: "Jackie Robinson and a Barrier Unbroken"  

Jackie Robinson-  A Film by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon

Click here to learn more about the Warner Brothers' Film: 42.  See the official trailer here:

Below, see the trailer for the  Warner Brothers' Film: 42.  Click here to learn more.