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Mount Holyoke professor Martha Ackmann has written a new book about a an amazing baseball player who never got her due. Curveball is the story of Toni Stone, aka “the female Jackie Robinson,” who replaced Hank Aaron in the Negro League. Martha chats with Bill about Toni’s remarkable story, and the struggle for equality in sports.

 

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Thursday 29 July 2010 Audio
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2010-06-16 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio
The Two Zimbalists

Northampton natives Jeff and Michael Zimbalist are award winning filmmakers whose latest effort, The Two Escobars, recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and will be given a hometown screening this weekend at The Academy of Music. They chat with Bill about the rise of “narco-soccer,” and the how the story of a soccer team is also the story of the world today.

 

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Wednesday 16 June 2010 Audio
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