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Billie Jean King

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2013] ©2013 2018.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The series' first profile of a sports figure commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the famous Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs battle of the sexes tennis match and the launch of the Women's Tennis Association. King presents her own story, with perspective from Rosie Casals, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Gloria Steinem, Riggs' son Larry and others.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1078568655
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2013.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 23 min., 41 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Billie Jean King (1:44); King's Early Life (4:57); King's Realization About Tennis (4:14); Sexism in Tennis (6:01); King and the Professional League (7:41); King in the Virginia Slims International (7:28); Bobby Riggs and Women's Tennis (7:48); King and Equal Pay (6:32); King Accepts Riggs' Challenge (3:09); Preparing for the Match (5:21); Battle of the Sexes (8:35); King Wins the Match (2:06); King Gets Outed (6:42); King and World Team Tennis (2:45); King's Legacy in Sports (6:44); Credits: Billie Jean King (1:23);
Responsibility: PBS.

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The series' first profile of a sports figure commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the famous Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs battle of the sexes tennis match and the launch of the Women's Tennis Association. King presents her own story, with perspective from Rosie Casals, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Gloria Steinem, Riggs' son Larry and others.

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