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Day with Muhammad Ali, A
Program 719
Original Airdate: 3/11/1977

Subject Keywords
Afro-American boxers
Afro-American journalists
Afro-American women
Boxing matches - Boston - Massachusetts
Press conferences

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Ali, Muhammad (Cassius Clay)
Drinkwater, Ronnie
Fuller, Peter
Haynes, Walter
Lewis, Elma

Corporate Names
Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts - Roxbury - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program ties together several events related to Muhammad Ali's trip to Boston to participate in a benefit boxing exhibition for the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts. Segments include excerpts from a press conference held by Elma Lewis (Director of the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts) and Ali for African American journalists, an interview with Ali conducted by Barbara Barrow, excerpts from Ali's exhibition bouts with Peter Fuller, Walter Haines, and Ronnie Drinkwater, an interview with Ronnie Drinkwater (conducted by Charlie Stuart in Club 44) before Drinkwater's bout with Ali, and an excerpt from Ali's speech at the 1975 Nation of Islam's Savior's Day celebration in Chicago. Program serves to illustrate the reputation of the school.

Producer
Barbara Barrow

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Director
Conrad White

Host
Barbara Barrow

Others
Brian Clarke (assistant to the producer)
June Cross (production assistant)
Leo Demers (videotape recordist)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Danny Horne (intern)
Harvey Hudson (audio editor)
Dave Hutton (videotape recordist)
Bill Johnson (audio editor)
Lenita Johnson (intern)
Pat Kane (videotape assembly)
Larry LeCain (camera)
Roger Macie (video)
Fran Mahard (scenic design)
Carolyn Marshall (production secretary)
Gene Meckles (graphic designer)
Milan Merhar (videotape recordist)
Milan Merhar (videotape assembly)
Marita Muhammad Rivero (producer - program segment)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (camera)
Jahid Songhai (intern)
Mario Valdes (researcher)
Bob Wilson (camera)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03341
Original footage 2" videotape AB-00859
Original footage VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 2" videotape AB-00860
Original footage 2" videotape -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 2" videotape AB-00858
Original footage 2" videotape -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master D3 cassette AD3-00300
Preservation master beta SP cassette 1900 / 77
Preservation master beta SP cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 2998-30
Viewing copy 1" videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette -1 (item number not yet assigned)



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