AN UNUSUAL GROUP CAME TOGETHER IN THE MOST UNLIKELY LOCATION TO RELAUNCH THE CAREER OF THE GOAT.
The year is 1970. It has been three and a half years since Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title. Convicted of draft evasion. Threatened with imprisonment. Banned In all 50 states, he is unable to work in the field for which he had no equal. The wide door on his illustrious career is shutting ever so slowly. But in Atlanta, Georgia, an astute white businessman, a visionary black senator, a progressive Jewish mayor came together to make it possible for Ali to resume his amazing boxing career.