Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Cassius and Malcolm and Sam and Jim
new piece at The Nation on 50th anniv of the epic Clay-Liston fight--and the gathering afterward with Clay (soon to be Ali), Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown and an undercover FBI agent. Plus clips of the fight, Sam Cooke joining Ali in the ring, Malcolm with Ali, and the Will Smith version.
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