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FRONTLINE; Down for the Count

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Down for the Count
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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A look at the inside world of fighters, promoters, and fans of boxing and critics who say it should be banned. Professional boxing is one of the most popular and profitable sports in America. It can also be fatal.

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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Down for the Count,” GBH Archives, accessed September 21, 2021,
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