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Johnson-Jeffries fightWe begin our three-part tale about the famous prize-fight between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries which took place 100 years ago.

Senator Richard Bryan tells us how this precedent-setting fight came to pass in Reno, Nevada, set upon a backdrop of turn-of-the-twentieth-century race-relations.

More on News 88.9 KNPR:
     KNPR's State of Nevada: Fight of the Century

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     Johnson Jeffries 100 Years

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