University Express - 1946 Montreal: Home to Two of the World’s Greatest Sports Heroes

12:45 pm - 12/01/2015

@ Amherst Senior Center

370 John James Audubon Pkwy
Buffalo NY  14228



In 1946, Montreal was home to two of the world’s greatest sports heroes: Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, and Jackie Robinson of the Montreal Royals minor league baseball team. Learn about Richard, Robinson, and their bond through French-Canadian culture and society, which served as a support system and haven from linguistic, religious, and racial discrimination.

Instructor: Eileen Angelini, Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar, Canisius College

Tuesday, December 1st - 12:45 p.m.

Amherst Senior Center, 636-3055 ext. 3108 to register

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