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American Experience

Roberto Clemente Meets Jim Crow

Clip: Season 20 | 1m 49s

In 1955, Roberto Clemente attended his first spring training in Florida. Segregation was a new, unexpected experience for him.

Aired: 04/21/08

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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