Rich discusses the Supreme Court ruling on Rodriguez v. United States, Rand Paul calling John McCain and Lindsey Graham lapdogs for President Obama, and Jeb Bush praising the NSA. Rich also talks to Dennis Hof from the Moonlite Bunny Ranch.
The Phillies will pay tribute with a “Jackie Robinson Salute” on April 21st before and during their game against the Marlins.
Rich discussed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie saying he would crack down on states that legalized marijuana if elected President, the links between Saudi Arabia and 9/11/ and the final scene of the Sopranos. The talked with former Senator Bob Graham and Dr. Mazz
The daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.
A new initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities is providing schools and communities free access to documentaries tracing the civil rights movement.
Major League Baseball and its 30 teams plan to take thousands of teenagers to see the Jackie Robinson film “42.”
Chris concludes his week of broadcasts from the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC with Pennsylvania Congressman Jim Gerlach and New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and reviews the first full week of the Phillies season with CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.
There are several scenes in the film 42 in which the Phillies are featured for the shameful way they treated the man who broke baseball’s color line.
Writer-director Brian Helgeland uses baseball as a metaphor for the United States and its segregationism of the 1940s.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
It has escaped much attention but this past Sunday was “Jackie Robinson Day” in major league ballparks around the country. Robinson and his legacy were remembered with various tributes and testimonials.
Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.