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Robert Abbott

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Friday June 26: Hour 1-Colleges Skeptical, Robert Abbott, Mike Singer.

Afternoon Drive

Eric and Andrew talk with Filmmaker Robert Abbott on what is coming up for his next ESPN feature film. Mike Singer talks about his latest article with Will Barton in the Denver Post.


27 Jun 2020

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Episode 24 - Robert Abbott and The Chicago Defender

You're Not Gonna Like This

Andrew and Seth discuss the story of Robert Abbott, the son of slaves who would use 25 cents to start a newspaper that helped inspire millions of African Americans to flee the Jim Crow South for a better life in the North Sources: https://aaregistry.org/story/robert-abbott-founder-of-the-chicago-defender/https://theundefeated.com/features/the-undefeated-44-most-influential-black-americans-in-history/#robert-abbotthttps://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/abbott-robert-sengstacke-1870-1940/https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/chicago-defender-1905/https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/the-exemplary-legacy-of-the-chicago-defender - An interview with a former managing editor of the Chicago Defender https://cpb-us-w2.wpmucdn.com/u.osu.edu/dist/1/3078/files/2012/06/Veronica-Hauad1.pdfhttps://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/01/chicago-defender/422583/https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1940/03/01/94798069.pdf?pdf_redirect=true&ip=0https://archive.org/stream/negroinchicagost00chic#page/n23/mode/2up - Link to the book "The Negro In Chicago" in its entirety. The book arose out of the commission that studied the causes of the 1919 Chicago Race Riot, which I clumsily summarized in the episode. To clarify, the riot killed 38 people, 23 of whom were black https://www.pbs.org/blackpress/news_bios/defender.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/27/us/27defenders.htmlhttps://www.history.com/topics/black-history/pullman-porters - More info on the Pullman Porters https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/great-migration - An overview of the Great Migration https://chicagodefender.com/ - Website of The Chicago Defender 

1hr 9mins

15 Jun 2020

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POTB 224: "The Last Days of Knight" director Robert Abbott

Podcast on the Brink

Podcast on the Brink is back for a new episode with hosts Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call and Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall. The show is available weekly.In this week’s show, Morris and Bozich are joined by Robert Abbott, the director of "The Last Days of Knight," ESPN's 30-for-30 film on former IU coach Bob Knight. Among the topics discussed:Among the topics discussed:· How the idea of "The Last Days of Knight" came to be· Abbott's perspective on how he tackled this story from a journalism standpoint· Why it took so long for Neil Reed to open up over the course of nine months· The dichotomy that exists between the experiences different players had in their time at IU under Knight· Whether Abbott assigns any blame to local media or fans for the mythologizing of Knight· The origin of Knight's methods and how they came to be prior to his days at Indiana· The most positive thing Abbott learned about Knight in his reporting· Whether is it a contradiction by ESPN making this film after it employed Knight for so long as a broadcaster· What would Neil Reed have thought of "The Last Days of Knight," in Robert's opinion


17 Apr 2018

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Robert Abbott

Rob Dibble Show

Robert Abbott comes on the Rob Dibble Show to talk about The Last Days of Knight 30 for 30.


16 Apr 2018

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Robert Abbott [S1E11]

Podern History X

For our first episode during Black History Month, we bring to you the story of the founder of The Chicago Defender, an African American newspaper founded in 1905.


13 Feb 2018

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Robert Abbott: 2017 Footballguys Week 10 2nd Place Team Owner

The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour

Robert Abbott joins the show this week to talk about running his team nearly to the top of the 2017 Footballguys Players Championship. Hosts Eric Balkman and David A. Gerczak quiz him on his decision-making so far and what fantasy owners can expect from Kelvin Benjamin and Charles Clay catching passes from Nathan Peterman. Plus the hosts talk about the implications of Blaine Gabbert's impact on teams in the 2017 Fantasy Football Players Championship Main Event as well. And all of your calls, emails, tweets and more answered on The High Stakes Fantasy Football Hour!

1hr 19mins

18 Nov 2017

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Labor of Uplifting Our Race: Gullah/Geechees A. Phillip Randolph & Robert Abbott

Gullah/Geechee Nation

Tune in to the annual Labor Day broadcast of "Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio" as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) discusses the history of A. Phillip Randolph and Robert Sengstacke Abbott.  Many people are unaware that these two leaders that did a great deal of work to uplift the Black race traveled to the midwest from the Gullah/Geechee Nation.  The legacy of their work had a major influence on labor relations and the ultimate reason for celebrating Labor Day in the communities of people of African descent in North America.  Tune een fa yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!www.gullahgeecheenation.com


4 Sep 2017

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Eleusis: The Card Game — Robert Abbott, John Golden and the Staff of the Rosicrucian Digest


This podcast features an article from the 2009 No. 2 Eleusis issue of the Rosicrucian Digest. In this podcast learn how to play the fun, and challenging card game, Eleusis, and its “light” version, Eleusis Express. The creator of Eleusis, Robert Abbott, explains the inspiration and logic of this card game enjoyed by mathematicians, logicians, and game enthusiasts around the world. Running Time: 11:38 | 15.98 MB Podcast Copyright © 2010 Rosicrucian Order, AMORC. All Rights Reserved. Posted by Rosicrucian Park @ 04/01/2010 https://rosicrucian.org/podcast/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/2010_04_01_abbott.mp3

1 Apr 2010