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Tue April 20, 2010
Web Extra: Full-Length Interview With Michael G. Long
Kansas City , Mo. – This is the extended interview with Michael G. Long, editor of FIRST CLASS CITIZENSHIP: The Civil Rights Letters Of Jackie Robinson.
Dr.Long was at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum last weekend as part of a program commemorating Jackie Robinson Day on April 17th.
Michael Long's book contains some never-before-seen correspondence between Jackie Robinson and prominent political and civil rights figures of the day, and presents a different picture of the man who most remember for graciously accepting his place in history.