Ali on the World Title and Fighting Floyd Patterson

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KPIX Eyewitness News footage from July 11th 1967 featuring scenes from a press conference by Muhammad Ali in which he talks about the relative legitimacy of a heavyweight fight between him and Floyd Patterson (Ali was banned from boxing for three years on June 20th 1967, for refusing the Vietnam Draft). Ali goes on to speculate on the frequency with which future heavyweight boxing champions may defend their title. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Date aired
7/11/1967
Recording medium
16mm b&w magnetic sound film
2:47
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
local newsfilm
Identifier
KPIX 31847
Views
1935

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