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Tennis Legend Althea Gibson Profiled on American Masters

Sometimes it’s best to turn a blind eye to a film’s missteps and focus instead on the relevance and timeliness of its subject matter. That’s definitely the case with Althea, the latest installment in PBS THIRTEEN’s American Masters’ series premiering tonight, Friday, September 4, … Continue reading

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American Masters Billie Jean King To Be Rebroadcast

If you care about the history of women’s sports in America and if you know or remember little or nothing about the key role that tennis champ Billie Jean King played in turning her sport into a professional enterprise, I urge you … Continue reading

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