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The Court Martial of Jackie Robinson ()

directed by Larry Peerce
featuring Ruby Dee, Paul Dooley, Andre Braugher, Daniel Stern, Stan Shaw

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Made for the TNT cable network, The Court Martial of Jackie Robinson concentrates on the wartime service of major league baseball's first black player. Robinson (Andre Braugher), a star athlete at UCLA, is drafted during World War II. He hopes that his academic record will assure him entry into Officers Candidate School, but the racism inherent in the military at the time puts several roadblocks in his way. After finally making OCS, Robinson's belief in himself is strengthened tenfold--to the point that he refuses to bow to ...