INDEPENDENT LENS

Program Details
Air Time: 
12/26/2014 - 2:00am - 3:29am
Program Title: 
THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI
Program Service: 
TV
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/trials-of-muhammad-ali/
PSIP Description: 
Muhammad Ali's battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing US military service is examined.
Long Description: 
This film covers Muhammad Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. It explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.