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Author Schmidt, Ed. (Edward T.)

Title Mr. Rickey calls a meeting [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : L.A. Theatre Works : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 36 min.)) : digital.
Series Audio theatre series
Audio theatre series.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Edward Asner, David Downing.
Summary Personality heavyweights collide in 1947 when Joe Louis, Bill Robinson, and Paul Robeson are summoned to discuss the fate of baseball. Mr. Rickey, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, peruses the support of the aforementioned men as he tips Jackie Robinson as the first black ballplayer. However, racial tensions arise when Robeson questions integrating America's pastime.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965 -- Drama.
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 -- Drama.
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949 -- Drama.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 -- Drama.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Drama.
Baseball players -- Drama. -- Sound recordings.
Discrimination in sports -- Drama. -- Sound recordings.
African Americans -- Drama. -- Sound recordings.
Race relations -- Drama. -- Sound recordings.
Radio plays. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Asner, Edward. Performer.
Robinson, Charlie. Performer.
Hicks, Tommy. Performer.
Williams, Rugg. Performer.
Macer, Sterling. Performer.
Lumbly, Carl. Performer.
Downing, David. Performer.
hoopla digital.
Added Title Mister Rickey calls a meeting
Play's the thing (Radio program)
ISBN 9781580814829 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1580814824 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11091694
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