Newspaper clippings of young Donnie Dunagan from the early '40s. Courtesy of Donnie and Dana Dunagan. hide caption

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Actor Jake Gyllenhaal stars in Southpaw, a new movie about a junior middleweight boxing champion who faces adversity. Scott Garfield/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Willis Conover, an expert on jazz, broadcasts "Music USA" from his Voice of America studio in Washington in March 1959. AP hide caption

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