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Pomp and His Circumstances

Special | 58m 43s

Adrian Burgos, a professor in the Department of History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, shares the story of Alejandro Pompez, an Afro-Cuban American. The story of Alex Pompez illustrates how the story of Jim Crow and baseball integration are incomplete without a discussion of Latin America and of Latinos' long participation in U.S. professional baseball.

Aired: 01/27/11

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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