Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World (1994)

Genres - Sports & Recreation  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Social History, Sports  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Kathleen Wildasin

Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World is a celebratory tribute to the late African-American tennis great Arthur Ashe. Narrated by Ossie Davis, the 50-minute program takes an in-depth look at Ashe's personal and professional battles, including his struggle with AIDS and racism. John McEnroe, Billie Jean King, and Nelson Mandela comment about his life and legendary career.



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