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Old State Capitol Hosts “Breaking the Line” Lecture & Book Signing

Posted: 09-09-2013 | Categories: Football, Coaches, Parents & Students

The Old State Capitol is hosting the author of "Breaking the Line," the inspirational story of Coach Eddie Robinson and Coach Jake Gaither at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. This book chronicles a season when these two legendary coaches struggled to showcase the talents of their players against the backdrop of the civil rights era. One of the highlights of that season was the first time an African American team played against a white team.

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