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Abstract: This thesis explores journalist Wendell Smith's role in the
reintegration of Major League Baseball in 1947. It places Smith's contributions into the
context of the Civil Rights Movement and examines Smith's actions in relation to the
journalism standards of his time.
Thesis (M.A.)--Tufts University, 2013.
Submitted to the Dept. of History.
Advisor: Reed ... read moreUeda.
Committee: Virginia Drachman, and Sol Gittlman.
Keywords: American history, Journalism, and Black studies.read less