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Jackie Robinson

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Latest 28 Jan 2023 | Updated Daily

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Kostya Kennedy on the Incomparable Jackie Robinson, Part 1

CUNY TV's Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV

Award-winning sports chronicler, Kostya Kennedy, joins Bob Herbert to discuss his new book “TRUE: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson." TRUE touches on four transformative years of the baseball great and civil rights trailblazer's life. In part 1 of this two part interview, we learn about Jackie Robinson's time playing for the Montreal Royals, a farm team of the Brooklyn Dodgers, as well as his 1949 season with the Dodgers during which he won the Most Valuable Player award.


9 Sep 2022

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What Jackie Robinson West Did For Me

House of L podcast

Laurence had an emotional homecoming at Jackie Robinson West Park this weekend. He discusses the impact that youth sports can have throughout a life. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/house-of-l-podcast/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


2 Aug 2022

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Episode 87: Jackie Robinson - Breaking the Color Barrier Part 2

Tangential Inspiration

So many dark things taking up everyone's attention.  It is too easy to be swallowed up in the darkness, so we must seek the light and the hope.  Things can get better and change will come, but we got to make it through to the other side.   Here are some stories that will help shine a light.  Amy starts off with three short stories about women fostering literacy in creative ways.  Teresa takes on Part 2 of Jackie Robinson, focusing on his role as an activist pushing for equal rights for Blacks in America, even before the Civil Rights Movement took off.  Then Teresa finishes off with an Instagram movement for Dad Gang, where Black fathers celebrate their role in their children's lives and support each other.  These dads are bringing it!  It is going to be dark for a while.  Find the lights that guide your way.  Now, more than ever, is the time to be the change you want to see in the world!#WeStandWithUkraineTransform Your Relationship To Alcohol In 2023Learn the evolutionary process to help you get alcohol out of your way and keep it there!Listen on: Apple PodcastsSpotifyWe would love to hear from you. Send us your comments or even your own inspirational stories at tangentialinspiration@gmail.com or give us your comments on our website, TangentialInspiration.com.Follow us on our social media:Website: https://tangentialinspiration.com/ Instagram: tangentialinspirationpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tangentialinspiration Twitter: https://twitter.com/TangentialInsp1


29 Jun 2022

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Episode 40: Jackie Robinson (The Pioneers)

History of L.A. Ska: One On One Sessions

Host Junor Francis and producer Eric Kohler talk with legendary singer, Jackie Robinson, of The Pioneers.

1hr 32mins

20 Jun 2022

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Episode 85: “Book Talk” Guest Kostya Kennedy Author “True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson”

Doug Miles Media

Doug Miles talks with Kostya Kennedy author “True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson” on the 75th anniversary year of his joining the Brooklyn Dodgers and breaking the color barrier in baseball. 2022 is also the 50th anniversary of his passing in 1972 at just 53. Book link available  at www.dougmilesmedia.com.


8 Jun 2022

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Audio Antiques - Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson

The K-Rob Collection

Our focus is on the great Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play Major League Baseball. Robinson broke the color barrier when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. We'll hear his story as told by legendary sports reporter Bill Stern. Then two episodes from Jackie Robinson's own radio show, and his radio biography from a 1948 episode of Destination Freedom. All this is followed by Jack Buck's interview with Robinson on KMOX radio in the early 1960s.  More at http://krobcollection.com--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 27mins

3 May 2022

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Four years in Jackie Robinson’s life


In this conversation recorded on April 29 for Washington Post Live, author Kostya Kennedy discusses his new book “True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson.”


29 Apr 2022

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Stacey Abrams Interview, RiRi, Happy Jackie Robinson Day, New Verzuz Battle and more.

The Steve Harvey Morning Show

Good morning and welcome to the ride!  Steve gives us the signs that the stage ain't yours.  The Chief Love Officer had a lot of weirdness to deal with today.  Rihanna's style has not suffered since her pregnancy to say the least.  Stacey Abrams from Georgia stopped by to talk to the crew.  Junior asks Steve a question and Big Dog gets hella hot!  Steve helps a lady who is fed up with her man and drops a gem for a young listener in NC.  BeBe & CeCe Winans Verzuz Mary Mary on April 17 @ 6pm.  Would You Rather involves Prince.  Today in Closing Remarks, Steve and Junior go at it because of Jackie Robinson Day.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 27mins

14 Apr 2022

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Jacques Cousteau & Jackie Robinson

The Who Was? Podcast

Two fit and fantastic contestants bring their best in this nail-biter of a game! Elliott tells us why his favorite baseball players are the ones who look like they need a hug! Have a follow-up question or want to get in touch? Send us a voice memo or email thewhowaspodcast@gmail.com Follow @PenguinKids on Instagram for more great books!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


13 Apr 2022

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260. Andy & DJ CTI: Eric Greitens Accusations, Lia Thomas Compared To Jackie Robinson & Biden's New World Order

REAL AF with Andy Frisella

In today's episode, Andy & DJ discuss Eric Greiten's ex-wife's accusation that he physically abused her and their children, NBC's op-ed comparing Lia Thomas To Jackie Robinson, and Joe Biden's comment about the implementation of a “New World Order.”


23 Mar 2022