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    • Ali and Liston

    • The Boy Who Would Be King and the Ugly Bear
    • By: Bob Mee
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Three months after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, prizefighters Charles "Sonny" Liston and Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. stepped into a boxing ring in Miami to dispute the heavyweight championship of the world. Liston was a mob fighter with a criminal past, and rumors were spreading that Clay was not just a noisy, bright-eyed boy blessed with more than his share of the craziness of youth, but a believer in a shadowy cult: the Nation of Islam. Instead of a hero and a villain, boxing had served up two bad guys.

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