In Their Own Words

Polarizing Social and Religious Views

Clip: Season 1 Episode 2 | 3m 4s

Explore how Muhammad Ali’s views on religion and racial integration in 1965 were polarizing during the mid-1960s civil rights movement. In November 1965, Ali fought against former champion Floyd Patterson, who cast his bout with Ali as a social, political and religious battle.

Aired: 09/08/15

Rating: TV-PG

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