Mister Robinson, America discussed on C-SPAN2 Book TV


I've heard that times have changed and there's been then he experienced that change and that there was you know the other party didn't say you know is that white people didn't want to sit next to black people in the stadium and and you know unfortunately you know we are experiencing similar attitudes today I mean one of things my dad told me is that in in the sixties and some rights movement we were fighting to change loss he said with you you know you can't legislate. Hey you know he. he. around and what it would be a constant struggle and we certainly are saying that today. is very divided so I don't think he was. want to save that schools are re segregated and and in many places and in America and you know it's a. lessons we can learn from the nineteen sixty three or the or the civil rights movement from the mid fifties through the sixties we pass this the some rights act in nineteen sixty four but we still are living in a very divided world Mister Robinson you talked about the private family and that. the Robinson family yeah public service yes did you. parents have to. what line quite a bit no one in the sense that they were cultural icons Mr father was a kind of cultural icon and. things have personal feelings as well. you know I don't I wouldn't say that the state online you know my dad.

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