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FRONTLINE; Don King Unauthorized

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Don King Unauthorized
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Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

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Investigates the life and career of boxing promoter Don King, from his early street hustling days in Cleveland - where he once killed a man who owed him money - to his current position as the top boxing promoter in America. Correspondent Jack Newfield traveled to training camps and title matches, and interviewed fighters, managers and trainers to tell the story of this complex man.



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Public Affairs
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Don King Unauthorized,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_30BAD5D4B71D4A09B7976AF07F1F4602.
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APA: FRONTLINE; Don King Unauthorized. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_30BAD5D4B71D4A09B7976AF07F1F4602
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