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Beyond the Playing Field -
Jackie Robinson, Civil Rights Advocate

TELEGRAM
JACKIE ROBINSON TO PRESIDENT LYNDON B. JOHNSON
MARCH 9, 1965

Jackie Robinson was sickened, as so many other Americans were, by events in Selma, AL where marchers--including women, children, and clergy--were clubbed, resulting in several deaths and many injuries.

Telegram to President Johnson
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