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Using the Library during COVID-19

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Muhammad Ali and the Negro Movement

A discussion between heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali and William F. Buckley on the draft board reversal of of its earlier determination that he was not sufficiently intelligent to serve as a result of him joining the Black Muslims. Buckley questions Ali about his refusal to be drafted, the "Negro movement" and other topics. Originally taped as an episode of the television program Firing Line on December 12, 1968. 50 min.