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Author Lamb, Chris, 1958-

Title Conspiracy of silence : sportswriters and the long campaign to desegregate baseball / Chris Lamb.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2012.

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Description xiii, 397 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Examines the campaign to desegregate baseball, chronicles the efforts of alternative presses to end baseball' color line, and reveals how differently black and white newspapers, and black and white America, viewed racial equality.
Subject Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mass media and sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sportswriters -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American sportswriters -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780803210769 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803210760 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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