The EPIX original documentary *Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football *premieres Tuesday at 8 p.m. on EPIX with Bengals founder Paul Brown at the center of one of football's most riveting stories.
Emmy award winning producer Ross Greenburg examines how Brown helped integrate pro football during the 1946 season, a year before Jackie Robinson broke into major-league baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers. As founder of the Cleveland Browns in the new All-American Conference, Brown signed Bill Willis and Marion Motley, African-Americans and future Hall-of-Famers whom became key players in football's first modern dynasty.
While Brown formed his juggernaut in Cleveland, Kenny Washington and Woody Strode signed with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams. Greenburg weaves interviews with family members and sports historians to re-discover one of the game's seminal moments.