During the 1970s at a time of national turmoil over Vietnam and Watergate, Americans turned to boxing as an escape. And three larger-than-life personalities emerged to capture the American imagination: Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, and George Foreman. In his new book, "Bouts of Mania: Ali, Frazier, Foreman and an America on the Ropes," veteran sports journalist Richard Hoffer chronicles the golden age of American boxing.
Boxing's Golden Age
By Dan Rodricks & Mike Himowitz • Sep 2, 2014