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Breaking the Line The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights

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ISBN-10: 1439189781

ISBN-13: 9781439189788

Edition: N/A

Authors: Samuel G. Freedman

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1967. Two rival football teams. Two legendary coaches. Two talented quarterbacks. Together they broke the color line, revolutionized college sports, and transformed the NFL. Freedman’s dramatic account, highly praised as a contributing part of the movement and a riveting sports story, is now available in paperback.In September 1967, after three years of landmark civil rights laws and three months of devastating urban riots, the football season began at Louisiana’s Grambling College and Florida A&M. The teams were led by two extraordinary coaches, Eddie Robinson and Jake Gaither, and they featured the best quarterbacks ever at each school, James Harris and Ken Riley. Breaking the Line brings…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/12/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English