Breslin’s World: Beautiful

May 16, 2011 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY Lecture Series

Legendary Daily News columnist Jimmy Breslin reminisced about his 50-plus years in journalism and the subject of his new biography Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodger general manager who helped break baseball’s color barrier in 1945. “The moment Jackie Robinson hit the grass field to start his role in American baseball, the world was changed once and for all — forever,” said Breslin. In a special appearance at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism hosted by its investigative journalist-in-residence, Tom Robbins, Breslin offered a time tested tip for getting the story: “Go to the loser ahead of the winner.”
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