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Third and a Mile: The Emergence of the Black Quarterback
Third and a Mile The Emergence of the Black Quarterback
Actors: Warren Moon, JC Watts, Daunte Culpepper, Steve McNair, Vince Young
Genres: Sports, Documentary
NR     2008     0hr 46min

Based on the book by sports columnist William C. Rhoden the documentary THIRD AND A MILE: THE HISTORY OF THE BLACK QUARTERBACK chronicles the racial injustice encountered by black athletes in the long history of American f...  more »

     
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Actors: Warren Moon, JC Watts, Daunte Culpepper, Steve McNair, Vince Young
Genres: Sports, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Documentary, Documentary
Studio: Espn
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 01/22/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2007
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 0hr 46min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Captivating Oral and Visual History
Little Lucy | San Diego | 04/06/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"These stories about the struggles of the the black athlete to have the opportunity to play Quarterback at the highest level are a part of history that needs to be told. The stereotypes illustrated in this DVD still exist today in the minds of many and both at the college and the NFL levels of play. The inspirational stories of how some of these men were able to overcome these stereotypes gave my son the courage to turn down offers to play football at several prestigious universities if he switched positions. Of the many schools interested in him, only three schools were willing to give him the opportunity to play Quarterback and he is at one of those schools now receiving a quality education and at the same time having the opportunity to fulfill his dream of playing Quarterback. I attribute the stories told in this DVD with opening my son's eyes and giving him the courage to go for his dream."