Local producer to screen Jackie Robinson documentary at St. Pete History Museum

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. (WTSP) – As Major League Baseball prepares to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on Saturday, the Saint Petersburg History Museum will honor Robinson's achievements with a special screening of "The First," a documentary that focuses on Robinson's role in sparking the Civil Rights Movement.

The film was produced by St. Pete-native Bennett Zamoff, in conjunction with The Jackie Robinson Project of George Washington University. 

“The First,” will be screened at the St. Petersburg Museum of History Friday evening at 7 p.m., with a suggested donation of $5.

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