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Chicago, Illinois / Amateur Boxing #217288

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 09, 1971
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(Studio) Amateur boxing making comeback.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Chicago, Illinois) [Former Boxer Max MAREK - tells of beating Joe Louis for ntl. Amateur Athletic Union light heavyweight championship.] Marek now coaching in Chicago Park Dist. Program designed to get disadvantaged kids off streets. [Former Boxer Tony ZALE - says boxing helped overcome shyness, develop confidence.] [McKinley TORRY - says hasn't been in trouble for 11 mos.] Film shows Torry knocked out in city championships. [MAREK - says isn't trying to make pros out of kids; knowing how to box doesn't help in business world.]
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Fromson, Murray;
Mudd, Roger

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