TITLE

Abolish Boxing?

PUB. DATE
December 1982
SOURCE
National Review;12/10/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 24, p1528
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that George Vecsey, a sportswriter for the newspaper "The New York Times," has called for the elimination of professional boxing following the death of Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim. Author George Will has argued that boxing should be stopped not so much to protect the boxers as to protect the audience from a brutalizing spectacle. Kim's opponent, Ray Mancini was also deeply shaken by his death.
ACCESSION #
6074803

 

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