PBS will air a two-part documentary film about Jackie Robinson, the first African American player in Major League Baseball in the modern era.
The film features Jamie Foxx as the voice of Jackie Robinson, reading excerpts from his newspaper columns, personal letters and autobiographies. It also includes interviews with family members, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former Dodgers teammates and Harry Belafonte.
“Jackie Robinson” will premiere on Monday and Tuesday, April 11 and 12 at 9 p.m. on PBS. The film will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on April 12th.