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“Keeping Jackie Robinson Alive”
March 27 : 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
This is the third program in a series of five that will focus on the Civil Rights Era. All programs are FREE and OPEN to the public.
Theme for the entire Series: “The Civil Rights Era-A Look Back at the 1960s”
“Keeping Jackie Robinson Alive” with Presenters: Barry Zamoff and Richard Zamoff
These twin brothers, originally from New York, are long-time residents of Venice. In 1996, they founded The Jackie Robinson Project at George Washington University. The Zamoff brothers will share the story of a great athlete who broke “baseball’s color line” and worked for equal rights throughout his life.
The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series: Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS). Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.