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African-American Heroes of Sport

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Archival footage shows sports heroes in action in this three-part interactive program. Covers African Americans such as Jesse Owens, track and field star of the 1936 Berlin Olympics; Jackie Robinson, first African American to play major league baseball; and Joe Louis, professional heavyweight boxer who defended his title 25 times. Pretests encourage viewer participation.

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Runtime: 20 minutes

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