Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Joe Louis” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Feb. 17 – Feb. 21, 2014

Joe Louis

Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis became the embodiment of American unity during WWII. He walked a fine line to serve the goals of Victory abroad as well as advancing the cause of social and racial justice within the military at home; an integrated military finally becoming a reality in 1948.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

https://www.prx.org/pieces/105947-joe-louis-the-great-wwii-unifier

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