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#32: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION INGEMAR JOHANSSON VS FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION FLOYD PATTERSON. THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT BETWEEN THEM.
1960-06-20, WABC, 53 min.
Ingemar Johansson, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Eddie Fisher, Rocky Marciano, Gabe Pressman

Rematch with pre and post-fight interviews. Les Keiter calls the boxing match and Howard Cosell does the color commentary. Preceding the fight, Eddie Fisher sings the National Anthem.  Rocky Marciano also comments. There is an interview with Floyd Patterson's mother. Also, we hear Gabe Pressman interview both Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson the day after the fight at a Press conference.                          
#13448: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP SECOND FIGHT: FLOYD PATTERSON VS INGEMAR JOHANSSON
1960-06-20, WABC, min.
Ingemar Johansson, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano

The second Ingemar Johansson vs. Floyd Patterson fight from the Polo Grounds is broadcast by WABC radio in New York City. Patterson regains the heavyweight championship from Johansson with a 5th round knockout. Pre-fight commentary by Howard Cosell,  and an interview with former heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano. An interview with Patterson following the fight. Les Keiter and Howard Cosell report the action.                                                              
#73: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION:THE FLOYD PATTERSON VS INGEMAR JOHANSSON HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1961-03-13, WABC, 63 min.
Ingemar Johansson, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Arthur Mercante, Jack McCarthy, Mickey Allen, Cus Damato, Billy Regan

Howard Cosell and Les Keiter are on hand to bring the third boxing match between Ingemar Johansson and Floyd Patterson from Miami Beach, Florida. Commentary from Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, and Referee Arthur Mercante. At ringside, announcer Jack McCarthy is heard. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem. Memorable first round with Patterson being knocked down twice and Johansson sent to the canvas once. Post-fight interviews with champ Floyd Patterson, manager Cus D'Amato, referee Billy Regan and Joe Louis. Hugh O'Brien is interviewed at ringside by Howard Cosell.                         
#268: CALENDAR WITH HARRY REASONER AND MARY FICKETT
1962-09-21, WCBS, 18 min.
Rocky Marciano, Harry Reasoner, Emile Griffith, Ezzard Charles

October 2, 1961 - August 30, 1963

Harry Reasoner and Mary Fickett are hosts for this live half-hour weekday series which deals with a variety of subjects, including art, science, history, fashion, travel, medicine, education, marriage, and customs. Included is a daily news report by Reasoner. Many celebrities also drop by and discuss their past, present and future career with Fickett and Reasoner. 

Guests with Harry Reasoner who discuss boxing are Rocky Marciano, Emile Griffith, and Ezzard Charles.                          
#270: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE FLOYD PATTERSON VS. SONNY LISTON FIRST WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1962-09-25, WABC, 65 min.
Chris Schenkel, Floyd Patterson, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Gene Fullmer, Joe Louis, Mickey Allen, Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, James Braddock, Jack Drees

Howard Cosell and Rocky Marciano broadcast live radio network boxing coverage. Pre-fight interviews with Sonny Liston, Barney Ross, Joe Louis, James Braddock, Gene Fullmer and Floyd Patterson. Predictions are heard on the outcome of the fight from many sports columnists at ring side in Comiskey Park in Chicago. Jack Drees calls the fight round by round. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem prior to the 2 minutes, 6 seconds first round knockout of Patterson by the new Heavyweight Champion, Sonny Liston. Post-fight comments from all, including Floyd Patterson's mother. There is a TRIG Deodorant commercial by Chris Schenkel and from Liston's dressing room, Sonny comments regarding a return match.             
#485: IN THIS CORNER: JOE LOUIS
1963-07-21, WNEW, 105 min.
Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, James Braddock, Allyn Edwards, Billy Conn, Tony Galento, Jersey Joe Walcott, Mannie Seamon, Eulalia Louis, Rose Louis, Nat Fleischer

Joe Louis and Allyn Edwards narrate this special, profiling the "Brown Bomber's" life and times. There are interviews with Billy Conn, James Braddock, Tony Galento, Jersey Joe Walcott, Rocky Marciano, trainer Mannie Seamon, boxing expert Nat Fleischer, Joe's sister Eulalia Louis and his third wife, Rose Louis.
#486: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. FLOYD PATTERSON REMATCH HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT.
1963-07-22, WABC, 75 min.
Jim Bishop, Floyd Patterson, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Jack McCarthy, Mickey Allen, Sonny Liston, Billy Conn, Cassius Clay, Bruce Morrow, Angelo Dundee, Shirley Povich, Jack Hand, Nat Fleischer, Muhammad Ali, Lou Nova, Arthur Daley, Al Abrams, Bill Hines, Dick Peebles, George Whiting, Dick Greg

WABC RADIO lead in by Bruce Morrow prior to coverage of 
a first round KO of Floyd Patterson by Sonny Liston broadcast live from the convention center in Las Vegas over WABC Radio in New York. Heard is a 15 minute Special Preview boxing pre-fight show with Howard Cosell who interviews Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston and Challenger, Floyd Patterson. They give their views on how the fight will turn out.  Predictions of who will win this rematch World Heavyweight Championship fight by sports columnists at ringside, Arthur Daley, Shirley Povich, Al Abrams, Bill Hines, Dick Peebles, Nat Fleischer, Jack Hand, George Whiting, Angelo Dundee, and Jim Bishop, the only one who predicts a Patterson victory. Howard Cosell is at ringside along with Les Keiter who does the blow-by-blow reporting with commentary from Rocky Marciano. Jack McCarthy announces the fighters. Mickey Allen sings the National Anthem. Number 2 contender Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) mocks Sonny Liston at ringside and in the ring. The three knockdown first round is broadcast. Extensive interviews with Joe Louis, and Rocky Marciano. Additional comments from Billy Conn and Lou Nova. Howard Cosell interviews Patterson, Cus D'amato and Liston after the fight, who discusses a possible upcoming fight with Cassius Clay in September. Les Keiter summarizes the fight. Replay of the first round. Keiter interviews Joe Louis who feels that Clay will give Liston a better fight, but cannot beat him. From the Gold Room, Sonny Liston meets the Press and answers questions.
Additional commentary by Howard Cosell and Rocky Marciano who states that Patterson should retire from the ring. Les Keiter interviews former Heavyweight Lou Nova. Sign off.                                                                                          
#616: A 1960'S RADIO BROADCAST ADDITION: THE SONNY LISTON VS. CASSIUS CLAY (MUHAMMAD ALI), FIRST HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
1964-02-25, WABC, 73 min.
Jack Cutty, Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cy Burick, Charles McCabe, Cassius Clay, Frank Gifford, Arthur Daly, Frank Gibbons, John Carmichael, Alexander Robbins, Muhammad Ali

Live radio network coverage of Cassius Clay's 6th round defeat of Champion Sonny Liston is broadcast. There are pre-fight interviews and color commentary by Howard Cosell. The outcome predictions of the fight are heard from a dozen sports columnists, all but one, predicting a Liston slaughter. They include Walter Red Smith, Mel Durslag, Charles McCabe, Lyle Smith, Frank Gibbons, Cy Burick, Hal Abrams, Shirley Povich, Murray Kempton, Jack Cutty, Jack Hand, Arthur Daly and John Carmichael. The legend of Liston's invincibility is also expressed by former champ Joe Louis to Howard Cosell. Also, comments from heavyweight Liston opponent Marty Marshall, trainer Cus D'Amato and from Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), who states to Cosell that he will KO Liston in round eight. We hear from blow-by-blow commentator Les Keiter at ringside, along with Cosell, former heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano and Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns. After the upset Clay victory, Cosell interviews Clay and Liston in the ring. Keiter interviews Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis. Howard Cosell recaps the fight; he interviews Dick Young of the Daily News and Clay's trainer Angelo Dundee. Cassius Clay is heard live at the News Press Conference in its entirety. There is a wrap-up  with Les Keiter and comments from UPI sports editor Leo Peterson. In addition, on the following day, CBS Sports With Frank Gifford is heard. Frank Gifford recounts the fight. There is a brief interview with fight physician Alexander Robbins, who stopped the fight giving Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), his first championship.                                                                                           
#14454A: HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: CASSIUS CLAY VS. SONNY LISTON. ABC RADIO SPECIAL
1964-02-25, ABC, min.
Les Keiter, Howard Cosell, Rocky Marciano, Sonny Liston, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson

The Miami Beach Convention Center is the site for the first Cassius Clay vs. Sonny Liston Heavyweight Championship fight. 
Les Keiter gives the blow-by-blow account with Howard Cosell doing color commentary. Also on hand are Rocky Marciano, Jim Brown, and Sugar Ray Robinson. Cassius Clay becomes the new heavyweight champion of the world when Liston refuses to come out for round 7.  

A sports presentation of the ABC radio network.                                      
#14824: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON, THE
1965-05-27, NBC, min.
Rocky Marciano, Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon

October 1, 1962-May 22, 1992. Johnny Carson, host of NBC's network late-night "Tonight Show" reigned for 30 unprecedented years...five times the combined tenure of Steve Allen, and Jack Paar. Carson was impervious to competition, including efforts to dethrone him by Les Crane, Joey Bishop, Merv Griffin, Dick Cavett, Jack Paar, Pat Sajak, Joan Rivers, and Arsenio Hall. Sadly, very few complete "Tonight Show" broadcasts survive during Johnny Carson's first ten years of broadcasting. Around 1965, through the early 1970's, oldest tapes were first erased systematically by orders from myopic NBC executives, to be recycled for purposes of saving money. Ironically, in many cases, these older master tapes were too brittle, and portended probable drop-outs for re-use after being erased. Subsequently blank after being erased, these older questionable master 2" Quad tapes were either sparingly used or never used again for recording new programming and eventually were discarded. Saving thousands of dollars at the time (wiping master tapes for potential re-use) resulted in losing millions of dollars by NBC in today's marketplace, and more importantly wiping thousands of historic TONIGHT SHOW broadcasts, which contain precious personal anecdotes from political, show business, and sports icons of the past.
Host: Johnny Carson. The guest is Rocky Marciano who discusses with Johnny the heavyweight championship fight between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali
#6007: ALL TIME HEAVYWEIGHT COMPUTER-GENERATED FINAL FIGHT: ROCKY MARCIANO VS. JACK DEMPSEY
1967-12-18, NBC, 85 min.
Jack Dempsey, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis, Guy Lebow, Murray Woroner

A computer-generated 15-week series from the Miami Convention Hall. Guy Lebow calls the action. Introduction by Murray Woroner. Joe Louis & others are interviewed prior to the fight. There are comments after the 13th round knockout of Jack Dempsey by Rocky Marciano from Jack Sharkey, Jack Kearns Jr., Jim Braddock, Chris Dundee, Angelo Dundee, Hank Kaplan, and an extended interview on his boxing prowess from Rocky Marciano. Includes commercials including Frank Sinatra for Save The Children Federation.
#16082: DONALD OCONNOR SHOW, THE
1969-01-10, WNEW, min.
Donald OConnor, Rocky Marciano

1968-Syndicated

Donald OConnor hosted this brief, syndicated talk show.

Guest: Rocky Marciano.           
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