Willard-Dempsey Fight

Toledo hosted the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard in 1919. Historian Tedd Long explained what happened at the fight that was… read more

Toledo hosted the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard in 1919. Historian Tedd Long explained what happened at the fight that was billed as the match of the century.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Toledo, Ohio, from July 20-26, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Buckeye Broadband local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Willard-Dempsey Fight

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Program ID:
465200-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Oct 19, 2019 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2021 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 19, 2019 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2019 | 2:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 20, 2019 | 10:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2019 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 12, 2020 | 9:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2021 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2021 | 6:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2021 | 10:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 19, 2021 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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