Muhammad Ali http://wlrn.org en House That Hosted Beatles May Not Have 'Any Time At All' http://wlrn.org/post/house-hosted-beatles-may-not-have-any-time-all <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A home that provided the backdrop for a </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://life.time.com/icons/beatles-swimming-pool-story-behind-famous-photo/#1" target="_blank">1964 photo shoot with the Beatles</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is up for demolition, according to a notice placed in the Miami Herald this month. That possibility has some people reminiscing about old times and others whispering "historic preservation."</span></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:52:28 +0000 Wilson Sayre 31573 at http://wlrn.org House That Hosted Beatles May Not Have 'Any Time At All' Fifty Years Ago, Miami Made Muhammad Ali http://wlrn.org/post/fifty-years-ago-miami-made-muhammad-ali <p>Before basketball, the sport to behold in Miami was boxing. That love of sport captured the imagination well beyond the sunny sands and palm trees. Fifty years ago this week, Charles "Sonny" Liston fought Cassius Clay for the World Heavyweight Championship at the South Beach Convention Center.</p><p>The beloved 22-year-old boxer from the <a href="http://www.5thstgym.com/" target="_blank">5th St. Gym</a> stepped into this fight as Cassius Clay and people say he emerged as Muhammad Ali.</p><p>Go back in time, put on your best outfit and take your place beside the ring:</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:27:24 +0000 Wilson Sayre 28527 at http://wlrn.org Fifty Years Ago, Miami Made Muhammad Ali A Night Of History! Ali, Nixon & The Sixties http://wlrn.org/post/night-history-ali-nixon-sixties <p><em>On Thursday nights,&nbsp;WLRN&nbsp;revisits key moments in history with powerful and compelling documentaries from South Florida, the United States and the world at large.</em></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" scrolling="no" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JeAA9JHgvDA?rel=0" width="575"></iframe></p><p><em>On January 30, Channel 17, relive – and reexamine - the pivotal events that shaped the Sixties through three documentaries that span the decade:</em></p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 01:12:24 +0000 Daniel Hicks 27086 at http://wlrn.org A Night Of History! Ali, Nixon & The Sixties 'One Night In Miami', More Than Clay Beats Liston http://wlrn.org/post/one-night-miami-more-clay-beats-liston Transcript <p>RENE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>We're going to hear now about a play on stage here in Los Angeles, though it's set in another hot city, it's called "One Night In Miami," and it's based on a real event. On February 25th, 1964, the young Cassius Clay defeated world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. Clay, who would soon change his name to Muhammad Ali, celebrated his victory in a small hotel room with three of the most prominent African-Americans of the time.<p>That's what happened. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:23:10 +0000 18878 at http://wlrn.org