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Michelle Obama praises Jackie Robinson movie

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Actor Chadwick Boseman, left, listens as actor Harrison Ford speaks on a panel of the cast and crew of the movie "42," at the White House. Boseman plays the role of baseball great Jackie Robinson in the movie, and Ford plays Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.

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First Lady Michelle Obama introduces a panel of the cast and crew of the movie "42" at the White House.

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Rachel Robinson, 90, widow of baseball great Jackie Robinson attends a workshop for high school and college students with cast members of the movie "42" Tuesday at the White House.

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Michelle Obama said Tuesday that a new movie chronicling Jackie Robinson's rise through Major League Baseball, including the racial discrimination he endured while breaking the sport's color barrier in the 1940s, left her and the president "visibly, physically moved" after they saw it over the weekend.
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    • Actor Chadwick Boseman, left, listens as actor Harrison Ford speaks on a panel of the cast and crew of the movie 42, at the White House. Boseman plays the role of baseball great Jackie Robinson in the movie, and Ford plays Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.
    • First Lady Michelle Obama introduces a panel of the cast and crew of the movie 42 at the White House.
    • Rachel Robinson, 90, widow of baseball great Jackie Robinson attends a workshop for high school and college students with cast members of the movie 42 Tuesday at the White House.
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