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Remembering Ali vs. Liston, 1965: the Worst Mess in Sports
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to filmmaker Gary Robinov, director of Raising Ali, a film about the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight boxing match between Mohammed Ali and Sonny Liston in Lewiston, Maine. The 1965 fight was originally set for Boston, but moved to Lewiston after some trouble with authorities. The fight began with singer Robert Goulet, who was raised in Canada, forgetting the words to the National Anthem. It has been called the worst mess in the history of sports."

Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 11:30pm


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