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Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 1, Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)
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directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 2 hours 8 mins
Cassius Clay rises from amateur boxer to 1960 Olympic gold medal winner. He turns professional and hones his genius for self-promotion. In 1964, he upsets the heavily favored Sonny Liston to win the heavyweight championship of the world.
directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 2 hours 8 mins
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Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 2, Round Two: What’s My Name? (1964-1970)
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directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 53 mins
Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and adopts the name Muhammad Ali. When he refuses induction into the U.S. Army, he is stripped of his title. After 3 years, Ali triumphantly returns to boxing, but it’s clear that he has lost a step.
directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 53 mins
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Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 3, Round Three: The Rivalry (1970-1974)
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directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 49 mins
Muhammad Ali battles his fiercest rival, Joe Frazier, and the U.S. Government, as he attempts to regain the heavyweight title. He first loses and then defeats Frazier, but to become champion again, he we will have to beat George Foreman.
directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 49 mins
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Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 4, Round Four: The Rent You Pay (1974-2016)
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directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 38 mins
Muhammad Ali shocks the world by defeating George Foreman, winning back the heavyweight title and becoming the most famous man on earth. After retiring in 1981, he travels the world spreading his Islamic faith and becomes a symbol of peace.
directed by David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Stephanie Jenkins, fl. 2016, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Burns, fl. 2012 and David McMahon, fl. 2001-2012, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Muhammad Ali, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 38 mins
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A Life in Ten Pictures, Muhammad Ali
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directed by Colin Murray, fl. 2003-2014; produced by Colin Murray, fl. 2003-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in A Life in Ten Pictures (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 52 mins
Muhammad Ali is one of the most photographed men in history. But can just a handful of photos uncover new truths about someone we think we know? This film throws a unique lens onto an extraordinary life, focusing on ten defining pictures, from iconic shots to private snaps, with their secrets revealed by those who...
directed by Colin Murray, fl. 2003-2014; produced by Colin Murray, fl. 2003-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in A Life in Ten Pictures (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 52 mins
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The Long Shadow
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directed by Frances Causey and Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980; produced by Sally Holst, Frances Causey and Jed Riffe, fl. 1992-2015, Jed Riffe Films + Electronic Media (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2018), 1 hour 28 mins
When two daughters of the South, Director Frances Causey and Producer Sally Holst, set out to find causes for the continuing racial divisions in the United States, they discovered that the politics of slavery didn’t end after the Civil War. In an astonishingly candid look at the history of anti-black racism in t...
directed by Frances Causey and Maureen Gosling, fl. 1980; produced by Sally Holst, Frances Causey and Jed Riffe, fl. 1992-2015, Jed Riffe Films + Electronic Media (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2018), 1 hour 28 mins
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Great Big Story, Claudette Colvin: I Won't Stand Up
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins
Around the same time Rosa Parks famously protested segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, a teenager named Claudette Colvin went to jail in Montgomery, Ala., for doing the exact same thing. This is her story. This video is from the Human Condition collection of Great Big Stories.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins
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Dirt and Deeds in Mississippi
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directed by David Shulman; produced by David Shulman, Charlyne Haynes, fl. 2015 and Doris Derby, Thunk It Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 23 mins
Dirt And Deeds In Mississippi uncovers the largely unknown and pivotal role played by Black landowning families in the deep South who controlled over a million acres in the 1960s. They were prepared to put their land and their lives on the line in the fight for racial equality and the right to vote in America’s...
directed by David Shulman; produced by David Shulman, Charlyne Haynes, fl. 2015 and Doris Derby, Thunk It Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 23 mins
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Winnersville
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directed by Brian Day, fl. 1995; produced by Brian Day, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 54 mins,
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Who is winning in Winnersville? An exploration of the disparity of the races in a southern town in the 21st century. How far have we come since the beginning of the Civil Rights movement? "Winnersville is a devastating expose of the consequences of structural racism in the educational system of a modern southern t...
directed by Brian Day, fl. 1995; produced by Brian Day, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 54 mins,
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40 Years Later: Our People
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directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
In the 40 Years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how far have African Americans advanced in American society? This film touches on the socioeconomic status of Blacks in America, the election of Barack Obama and explores the question "does racism still exist?"
directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
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