(2016/06/17) Death of The Greatest (Muhammad Ali)
June 17, 2016•66 min
Edition #1022 Today we take a look at the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Muhammad Ali on the Vietnam War-Draft Ch. 3: Song 1: Black Superman (Re-Recorded Version) - Johnny Wakelin Ch. 4: Act 2: John Legend Reads Muhammad Ali's 1966 Antiwar Speech "The Real Enemy of My People is Right Here" - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 06-06-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Float Like a Butterfly - Pama International Ch. 6: Act 3: R.I.P. Muhammed Ali - Why Do We 'Sanitize' Our Heroes? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 06-06-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Muhammad Ali - Big Head Todd & The Monsters Ch. 8: Act 4: "Just Take Me to Jail" Remembering Muhammad Ali's Refusal to Fight in Vietnam - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 06-06-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: I Am the Greatest - Cassius Clay Ch. 10: Act 5: Bob Lipsyte on getting past the hagiographies of Muhammad Ali - @EdgeofSports - w/ Dave Zirin - Air Date 6-10-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Float Like a Butterfly (feat. Rasheed Ali) - 1968 Ch. 12: Act 6: Saying someone transcends race is bullshit - @CitizenRadio - Air Date 6-6-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Cassius Clay - Jon Hardy & The Public Ch. 14: Act 7: "The Greatest" Ishmael Reed on the Untold History of Muhammad Ali - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 06-07-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: Doin' the Ali Shuffle - Alvin Cash Ch. 16: Act 8: Remembering the opposition Muhammad Ali faced for speaking out - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 6-10-16 Ch. 17: Song 8: Muhammad Ali - Cory Branan Ch. 18: Act 9: Don’t De-Islamize Muhammad Ali Scholar Says Muslim Faith was Central to His Views on Racism & War - @DemocracyNow - Air Date 06-10-16 Ch. 19: Song 9: Muhammad Ali - Tom Russell Ch. 20: Act 10: Live from Muhammad Ali's funeral - @EdgeofSports - w Dave Zirin - Air Date 6-16-16 Ch. 21: Final comments on my first introduction to Muhammad Ali Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!