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Looking Back: KSFR's Martha Burk With Billie Jean King

Sep 26, 2017

New York Daily News On King-Riggs "Battle of the Sexes"

Later this week, the movie, “The Battle of the Sexes,” based on the high-profile tennis match between the aged former star Bobby Riggs versus Billie Jean King, the top-ranked female tennis player of the day.

Some time ago, KSFR’s Martha Burk had the opportunity to interview King, whose defeat of Riggs silenced the male-chauvinist braggart, but added fuel to the gender equity battle, then it its infancy.

Here’s Martha’s archived conversation: