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Clip of the Day: Ken Burns on Baseball in America

Friday, April 1st, 2011

In a week filled with baseball openers, here’s a clip from the Archive’s interview with documentarian Ken Burns (in reference to his 9-part PBS series Baseball). In this clip, Burns discusses the importance of baseball in American history and his deep admiration for Buck O’Neil, the first African-American coach in Major League Baseball.

See Ken Burns full interview here.