America’s Heavyweight Boxing Kings

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The Historians LogoThis week on “The Historians” podcast, hear stories of seven American heavyweight champions from John L Sullivan to Mike Tyson with Paul Beston, author of The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring.

Also covered in the book are the careers of Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali.

You can listen to the podcast here.    

“The Historians” podcast is also heard on RISE, WMHT’s radio information service for the blind and print disabled in New York’s Capital Region and Hudson Valley. The podcast is recorded at Dave Greene’s Eastline Studio.

You can support this audio history project by making a contribution to this year’s GoFundMe campaign.

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