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#13798: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: SONNY LISTON VS. FLOYD PATTERSON
1962-09-25, WABC, min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Gene Fullmer, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, James Braddock

Radio broadcast of the first Sonny Liston-Floyd Patterson championship fight from Comiskey Park in Chicago. Liston knocks out Patterson in the first round and becomes the new heavyweight champion. Pre-fight interviews with James Braddock, Barney Ross, Joe Louis, Gene Fullmer, Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, and commentator Howard Cosell.                                       
#270: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE FLOYD PATTERSON VS. SONNY LISTON FIRST WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1962-09-25, WABC, 65 min.
Chris Schenkel, Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Gene Fullmer, Joe Louis, Mickey Allen, Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, James Braddock, Jack Drees

Howard Cosell and Rocky Marciano broadcast live radio network boxing coverage. Pre-fight interviews with Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, Joe Louis, James Braddock, Gene Fullmer and Floyd Patterson. Predictions are heard on the outcome of the fight from many sports columnists at ring side in Comiskey Park in Chicago. Jack Drees calls the fight round by round. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem prior to the 2 minutes, 6 seconds first round knockout of Patterson by the new Heavyweight Champion, Sonny Liston. Post-fight comments from all, including Floyd Patterson's mother. There is a TRIG Deodorant commercial by Chris Schenkel and from Liston's dressing room, Sonny comments regarding a return match.             
#13806: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
1962-09-30, CBS, min.
Eddie Fisher, Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Sonny Liston

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955 to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.   

Guests include Eddie Fisher, the new heavyweight champion Sonny Liston, and comedian Jack Carter.                                 
#274: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1962-09-30, WCBS, 20 min.
Charles Collingwood, Whitey Ford, Bill Dana, Eddie Fisher, Ed Sullivan, Mickey Mantle, Sonny Liston, Al Hirt, James Meredith

Guests are Bill Dana, Eddie Fisher, Al Hirt and appearances by Sonny Liston, Whitey Ford and Mickey Mantle. There is a CBS News Bulletin reported by Charles Collingwood, interrupting the Ed Sullivan Show. It relates to "Negro" James Meredith, who successfully entered the University of Mississippi as a student.
#7077: ED SULLIVAN SHOW
1962-09-30, WCBS, min.
Whitey Ford, Bill Dana, Eddie Fisher, Ed Sullivan, Jack Carter, Mickey Mantle, Sonny Liston, Al Hirt, Joya Sherrill

Sonny Liston makes a cameo appearance. Season premiere.

Dupe Of 274, a twenty minute excerpt. 

                        
#13935: WORLD TODAY
1962-12-27, WOR, min.
Floyd Patterson, Thomas Mitchell, Charles Laughton, Eddie Fisher, Marilyn Monroe, John Glenn, Emile Griffith, Sonny Liston, James Meredith, Walter Schirra, Eleanor Roosevelt, Isaac Stern, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, John F. Kennedy, Tony Marvin, Willy Ley, Adolf Eichmann, Benny Paret, Scott Carpenter, Robert Soblen, Andriyan Nikolayev, Ross Barnett, John Steinbeck, Fritz Kreisler, Pavel Romanovich Popovich

World Today is a radio news program broadcast over the Mutual Broadcasting System and hosted by Tony Marvin. 

The top news stories of 1962. Space: John Glenn orbits the earth three times, Scott Carpenter also orbits the Earth three times, the Russians orbit two spacemen Nikolayev and Popovich, the US's Walter Schirra orbits the earth six times, the Mariner 11 spacecraft passes near Venus. a comment by Dr. Willy Ley, the US to resume nuclear testing, the Soviets propose a nuclear test ban, "Der Spiegel affair" in West Germany, German politics, British politics, Eddie Fisher, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton affair, comment by Fisher, he denies rumors of a breakup, comments by man-in-the-street, racial crisis in Oxford, Mississippi, Governor Barnett denies the registration of James Meredith, President Kennedy says he will send troops, two die in suceeding riots, a hospital error results in several baby deaths, doctors strike in Canada, thialiminide deformities in newborn babies, Adolf Eichmann, Robert Soblen, Fritz Kreisler, Charles Laughton, Thomas Mitchell, Marilyn Monroe, and Eleanor Roosevelt all died in 1962, comments by Isaac Stern on Kreisler, Marilyn Monroe talks about acting, Boxing deaths Benny (Kid) Paret dies from injuries he suffered in his fight against Emile Griffith in Madison Square Garden in New York City, Sonny Liston wins the heavyweight boxing crown defeating Floyd Patterson in a first round knockout, John Steinbeck wins the Nobel Prize, a comment on Hollywood films.

Host: Tony Marvin. 

                                                                                                                                                                        
#13998: NEW YORK TIMES OF THE AIR, THE
1963-03-10, , min.
Sonny Liston, Shelley Berman, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Joseph Stalin, Doug Jones, Jim Rhodes

Topics:  Comments on the Kennedy administration, (losing momentum), comment on feather-bedding in railroads, comment on changes in the world since Stalin's death ten years ago, the little "cold war in the west," France vs. Britain and the USA, nuclear Nato force is discussed, Jim Rhodes reports on Cassius Clay who predicts via poetry victory over Doug Jones and Sonny Liston. The Pan-Am building opens, the best sellers in books are described, a comment on RCA's "Dynagroove" revolution, backward steps in hi-fi?, NBC TV programs to watch tonight, include Walt Disney's World, Car 54 Where Are You?, Bonanza, and DuPont Show of the Week, "Comedian Backstage" profiling comedian Shelley Berman.

                                                                                                                
#14236: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1963-07-22, , min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Billy Conn, Lou Nova

The Las Vegas Convention Center is the host for the second Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson world heavyweight championship fight. Pre-fight comments by Howard Cosell, predictions by newspapermen and former fighters Lou Nova, Joe Louis, and Billy Conn, comments by Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson. As in their first fight, Liston knocks out Patterson in the first round to retain his world heavyweight crown.                                     
#486: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. FLOYD PATTERSON REMATCH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT.
1963-07-22, WABC, 75 min.
Jim Bishop, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Jack McCarthy, Mickey Allen, Sonny Liston, Billy Conn, Cassius Clay, Bruce Morrow, Angelo Dundee, Shirley Povich, Jack Hand, Nat Fleischer, Muhammad Ali, Lou Nova, Arthur Daley, Al Abrams, Bill Hines, Dick Peebles, George Whiting, Dick Greg

WABC RADIO lead in by Bruce Morrow prior to coverage of 
a first round KO of Floyd Patterson by Sonny Liston broadcast live from the convention center in Las Vegas over WABC Radio in New York. Heard is a 15 minute Special Preview boxing pre-fight show with Howard Cosell who interviews Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston and Challenger, Floyd Patterson. They give their views on how the fight will turn out.  Predictions of who will win this rematch World Heavyweight Championship fight by sports columnists at ringside, Arthur Daley, Shirley Povich, Al Abrams, Bill Hines, Dick Peebles, Nat Fleischer, Jack Hand, George Whiting, Angelo Dundee, and Jim Bishop, the only one who predicts a Patterson victory. Howard Cosell is at ringside along with Les Keiter who does the blow-by-blow reporting with commentary from Rocky Marciano. Jack McCarthy announces the fighters. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem. Number 2 contender Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) mocks Sonny Liston at ringside and in the ring. The three knockdown first round is broadcast. Extensive interviews with Joe Louis, and Rocky Marciano. Additional comments from Billy Conn and Lou Nova. Howard Cosell interviews Patterson, Cus D'amato and Liston after the fight, who discusses a possible upcoming fight with Cassius Clay in September. Les Keiter summarizes the fight. Replay of the first round. Keiter interviews Joe Louis who feels that Clay will give Liston a better fight, but cannot beat him. From the Gold Room, Sonny Liston meets the Press and answers questions.
Additional commentary by Howard Cosell and Rocky Marciano who states that Patterson should retire from the ring. Les Keiter interviews former Heavyweight Lou Nova. Sign off.                                                                                          
#518: ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE
1963-10-06, WCBS, 36 min.
Ed Sullivan, Kate Smith, Alan Gale, Sonny Liston, The Three Stooges, The Angels, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, Totie Fields

Ed Sullivan's guest performers are Totie Fields, The Three Stooges, Kate Smith, comics Alan Gale, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, The Angels, who sing "My Boyfriend's Back" and Ed introduces Sonny Liston.
#14448: ED SULLIVAN SHOW (TOAST OF THE TOWN) THE
1964-02-16, CBS, min.
Joe Louis, Ed Sullivan, Sonny Liston, Marty Allen, Steve Rossi, The Beatles

           June 20, 1948 - May 30, 1971

ED SULLIVAN SHOW, THE, (TOAST OF THE TOWN)
Television's longest-running variety series. Originally, titled, TOAST OF THE TOWN, the name of the series changed on September 18, 1955, to THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW. Most remembered for introducing many stand-up comedians, and musical acts, including The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. 

 Most of the 1,087 broadcasts, encompassing 10,000 performers, have been archived. The major exceptions are the first half-year of shows circa 1948 of which a few kinescope excerpts survive.
 
The ED SULLIVAN SHOW was a spectacular show-case that for twenty-three years entertained the American family. In its prime, more than thirty million viewers, young and old, tuned in at the same time to view popular culture.  

The guests are The Beatles and the comedy team of Marty Allen and Steve Rossi. In the audience are boxers Joe Louis and Sonny Liston.

                                                                             
#14454: SONNY LISTON-CASSIUS CLAY PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEWS WITH HOWARD COSELL
1964-02-25, ABC, min.
Howard Cosell, Cus Damato, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Jimmy Breslin

All sporting press predicts a Liston victory with the exception of one sportswriter who predicts Clay will win. Comments by Jimmy Breslin, Cus D'Amato, Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay. 

An ABC sports radio special.                                    
#14454A: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: CASSIUS CLAY VS. SONNY LISTON. ABC RADIO SPECIAL
1964-02-25, ABC, min.
Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson

The Miami Beach Convention Center is the site for the first Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston Heavyweight Championship fight. 
Les Keiter gives the blow-by-blow account with Howard Cosell doing color commentary. Also on hand are Rocky Marciano, Jim Brown, and Sugar Ray Robinson. Cassius Clay becomes the new heavyweight champion of the world when Liston refuses to come out for round 7.  

A sports presentation of the ABC radio network.                                      
#616: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. CASSIUS CLAY (MUHAMMAD ALI), FIRST HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1964-02-25, WABC, 73 min.
Jack Cutty, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cy Burick, Charles McCabe, Cassius Clay, Frank Gifford, Arthur Daly, Frank Gibbons, John Carmichael, Alexander Robbins, Muhammad Ali

Live radio network coverage of Cassius Clay's 6th round defeat of Champion Sonny Liston is broadcast. There are pre-fight interviews and color commentary by Howard Cosell. The outcome predictions of the fight are heard from a dozen sports columnists, all but one, predicting a Liston slaughter. They include Walter Red Smith, Mel Durslag, Charles McCabe, Lyle Smith, Frank Gibbons, Cy Burick, Hal Abrams, Shirley Povich, Murray Kempton, Jack Cutty, Jack Hand, Arthur Daly and John Carmichael. The legend of Liston's invincibility is also expressed by former champ Joe Louis to Howard Cosell. Also, comments from heavyweight Liston opponent Marty Marshall, trainer Cus D'Amato and from Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), who states to Cosell that he will KO Liston in round eight. We hear from blow-by-blow commentator Les Keiter at ringside, along with Cosell, former heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns. After the upset Clay victory, Cosell interviews Clay and Liston in the ring. Keiter interviews Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis. Howard Cosell recaps the fight; he interviews Dick Young of the Daily News and Clay's trainer Angelo Dundee. Cassius Clay is heard live at the News Press Conference in its entirety. There is a wrap-up  with Les Keiter and comments from UPI sports editor Leo Peterson. In addition, on the following day, CBS Sports With Frank Gifford is heard. Frank Gifford recounts the fight. There is a brief interview with fight physician Alexander Robbins, who stopped the fight giving Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), his first championship.                                                                                           
#14667: MUHAMMAD ALI-SONNY LISTON INTERVIEW
1964-11-12, , min.
Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

An interview with Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston on their forthcoming heavyweight championship fight.             
#14815: SPORTS NEWS WITH HOWARD COSELL
1965-05-25, WABC, min.
Howard Cosell, Sonny Liston, Muhammad Ali

A report on the forthcoming second heavyweight title fight between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali in Lewiston, Maine. Host Howard Cosell predicts Liston will win by knockout.             
#14821: RADIO PRAGUE
1965-05-25, , min.
Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

A report on the second Sonny Liston vs. Muhammad Ali fight in Lewiston, Maine. Ali knocks out Liston in the first round. 
Included are pre-fight talk and predictions, and post-fight comments on the fiasco.                          
#737: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE MUHAMMAD ALI VS. SONNY LISTON HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH FIGHT
1965-05-25, WHN, 37 min.
Jim Bishop, Floyd Patterson, Joe Louis, Robert Goulet, Sonny Liston, Russ Hodges, Jersey Joe Walcott, Van Patrick, Bill Stern, Muhammad Ali

Van Patrick, Russ Hodges, Bill Stern and Jim Bishop give live ringside commentary of the Muhammad Ali, Sonny Liston boxing rematch fight from Lewiston, Maine. There are pre-fight discussions. Robert Goulet sings the National Anthem. Introductions of former Champions include Jersey Joe Walcott, who referees the fight. Russ Hodges calls the first round of Ali's knockout action. Steve Ellis interviews Ali in the center of the ring. Both review a videotape replay. Both comment. Hodges reviews the tape and calls the fight again. Floyd Patterson (Ali's next challenger) is interviewed by Bill Stern. Van Patrick interviews Joe Louis.             
#14822: WABC MORNING NEWS
1965-05-26, WABC, min.
Howard Cosell, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

Howard Cosell reports on last night's heavyweight championship second fight between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali with Ali knocking out Liston in the first round.                          
#14823: WABC EVENING NEWS
1965-05-26, WABC, min.
Howard Cosell, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

Howard Cosell comments on last night's heavyweight championship fight between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali.            
#14862: MORNING NEWS: COMMENTARY ON LAST NIGHT'S HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT.
1965-05-26, WABC, 51 min.
Howard Cosell, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

The aftermath of the second Sonny Liston-Muhammad Ali fight and the angry crowd responding to the fiasco. Sonny Liston, Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson all comment. The reaction to the fight by New Yorkers, A bitter comment by Howard Cosell. He comments on how boxing has been tarnished by last night's fight, believed to be a fake.             
#14826: NEWS, THE
1965-05-29, , min.
Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

Comments on the Ali-Liston fight.            
#14832: MUHAMMAD ALI VS.SONNY LISTON FIGHT DISCUSSION
1965-05-30, , min.
Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Jackie Vernon

A discussion of the Ali-Liston fight. Also appearing is comedian Jackie Vernon.           
#14834: SPORTS WITH HOWARD COSELL
1965-05-30, WABC, min.
Howard Cosell, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali

Howard Cosell discusses the Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston fight on May 25th from Lewiston, Maine.            
#14863: HOWARD COSELL: "SPEAKING OF EVERYTHING" ON WABC RADIO.
1965-05-30, WABC, 12 min.
Howard Cosell, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Will Hines, Jerry Izenberg, Barney Nagler

Howard Cosell discusses the May 25th fight between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali with Barney Nagler, Jerry Isenberg, and Will Hines.                         
#14996: HOWARD COSELL PRE-FIGHT PROGRAM: ALI VS. PATTERSON
1965-11-22, ABC, 10 min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Cassius Clay, Eddie Machen, Muhammad Ali

Howard Cosell hosts a pre-fight broadcast prior to the Floyd Patterson-Muhammad Ali heavyweight championship fight. Comments by Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, and Eddie Machen. Ali stops Patterson in round 12.             
#748: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE MUHAMMAD ALI VS. FLOYD PATTERSON WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1965-11-22, WABC, 70 min.
Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Eddie Fisher, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston

Live from Las Vegas, Nevada, Howard Cosell hears predictions on the fight from Joe Louis, Sonny Liston and Eddie Machen. Comments are heard from Angelo Dundee, Cus D'Amato and Solomon McTier. A humble and sincere Muhammad Ali talks about his opponent and his prediction about the fight. Floyd Patterson talks to Cosell about the champ and how he feels he can win this boxing match. At ringside, Chris Schenkel tells the tale of the tape. Rocky Marciano does the "color" commentary. Eddie Fisher sings the National Anthem. Ring introductions, the fight, and the bout is stopped at 2 min. 18 sec. in the 12th round. Cosell talks to Patterson in the ring. Marciano analyzes the fight. Cosell talks to Ali in the ring.             
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