Monday marks 66 years since Jackie Robinson broke 'color barrier'

Monday marks 66 years since Jackie Robinson broke 'color barrier'

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Posted on April 12, 2013 at 5:48 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 12 at 6:00 PM

Monday marks the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's "color barrier”.

Opening Friday, the new movie "42" portrays the turmoil surrounding that milestone.

NBC’s Mark Barger shares more about the history, the movie, and more from the flick’s premiere.
Watch the video for the full story.
 

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