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The Absurdities of Ali's "Rumble in the Jungle" on Display in an Award-Winning Documentary

Commentator Gerald Early tells us why he was unsatisfied with "When We Were Kings" the Oscar-award winning documentary about the classic showdown between Muhammad Ali and George Forman in 1974 in Zaire.

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Other segments from the episode on March 25, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 25, 1997: Interview with John Powers; Interview with J.G. Ballard; Review of the film "When We Were Kings."

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