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Organization:
National Museum of American Jewish History

Location

101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to

Jackie Robinson: Outsider Hero

May 8, 2014 7:00 PM

Inspired by the legacy of the legendary, barrier-breaking #42, the Official Historian of Major League Baseball, John Thorn, will lead a conversation on the contemporary relevance of Robinson’s legacy for outsiders of every kind. Also featuring Professors Adrian Burgos, Jr., University of Illinois (Cuban Star and Playing America’s Game), and Lisa Doris Alexander, Wayne State University (When Baseball Wasn’t White, Straight, and Male).

Individual Tickets: $12/$10 Members
Series: $45/$36 Members

Registration required

Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American
 

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