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Ali, Liston & Malcolm X

At their weigh-in before their first fight, Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is held back by his entourage as he taunts heavyweight champ Sonny Liston. Shot shows Ali entering crowded weigh-in room, mouth running. Liston, on scales, scowls. Additonal footage shows Ali and Malcolm X touring the United Nations in NYC.

IdentifierCLIP-14009
Duration36 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1964
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