The two-part film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon airs Monday and Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on most PBS stations. The first part details Robinson’s early life and his baseball career, when he became the first black player in Major League Baseball in 1947. The second part is more complex, showing Robinson navigating a civil rights era that he helped put in motion.
The New York State Broadcasters Association announced the addition of six inductees into the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place in New York City on Nov. 1. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am honored to announce the Class of 2012,” said David Donovan, president of […]