Muhammad Ali Screening + Discussion

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September 14, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Join VPR Morning Edition host Mitch Wertlieb for special sneak preview of the new Ken Burns documentary Muhammad Ali. Following the preview we will chat with filmmaker Sarah Burns and Johnathan Eig author of Ali: A Life, who is featured in the film. We will also take your questions about the man who was more than "the greatest," he is one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century.

Corporate funding for MUHAMMAD ALI was provided by Bank of America. Major funding was provided by David M. Rubenstein. Major funding was also provided by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by The Better Angels Society and by its members Alan and Marcia Docter; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tudor Jones; The Fullerton Family Charitable Fund; Gilchrist and Amy Berg; The Brooke Brown Barzun Philanthropic Foundation, The Owsley Brown III Philanthropic Foundation and The Augusta Brown Holland Philanthropic Foundation; Perry and Donna Golkin; John and Leslie McQuown; John and Catherine Debs; Fred and Donna Seigel; Susan and John Wieland; Stuart and Joanna Brown; Diane and Hal Brierley; Fiddlehead Fund; Rocco and Debby Landesman; McCloskey Family Charitable Trust; Mauree Jane and Mark Perry; and Donna and Richard Strong.

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Welcome To the Muhammad Ali Sneak Preview Event

Welcome To the Muhammad Ali Sneak Preview Event

Muhammad Ali - Screener Reel 1

Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th Century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.

120 minutes

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