Monday, March 22, 2010

Barney Ross: Interview With Douglas Century

an excerpt from a 2006 Leonard Lopate interview with Douglas Century
A Rough and Tumble Life
Douglas Century reflects on the life of the great Jewish boxer Barney Ross. He grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood, and lived through his father’s murder and his mother’s nervous breakdown before dabbling in small-scale crime and finally becoming a championship boxer. The new biography Barney Ross is part of the Jewish Encounters series.

Douglas Century's site

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