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Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting

Ed Schmidt

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Description:

On a spring day in 1947, Mr. Rickey, the powerful General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, summons heavyweight champion Joe Louis, tap star Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson and actor Paul Robeson to his hotel room in Manhattan. Rickey wants their support when he taps Jackie Robinson to be the Major League’s first black ballplayer. But a power struggle ensues when the eloquent Robeson raises questions about Rickey’s motivations to integrate white baseball. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, David Downing, Tommy Hicks, Carl Lumbly, Sterling Macer, Charlie Robinson and Rugg Williams.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ed Asner, Full Cast

Length:

1h 37m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:25

Introduction
Introduction

00:54


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:25


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:04


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:10


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:13


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:21


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:40


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:47


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:48


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:21


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:20


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:21


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:37


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

01:53


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:46


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:00


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:27