Maine Public Community Films

Raising Ali: A Lewiston Story

Special | 27m 6s Video has closed captioning.

On May 25, 1965 Lewiston, Maine hosted one of the most controversial and famous sporting events of all time – the heavyweight boxing championship between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of "The Phantom Punch" – "Raising Ali," focuses not just on the events surround the fight, but will explore all aspects of surrounding the this historical bout.

Aired: 05/25/15

Expires: 03/02/21

Rating: NR

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