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Articles with keyword "Boxing"

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch

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When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

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The Nature of the Game

Olympic combat events reflect the culture and customs of an ancient society.

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Fight of the Century

A historic boxing match pits the son of a black Alabama sharecropper against a hero of the Third Reich.

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Recollections from the Ring

Painter, writer, television producer, and fight doctor Ferdie Pacheco talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole.