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Boxing Legend Max Schmeling Dies

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Boxing Legend Max Schmeling Dies

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Boxing Legend Max Schmeling Dies

Boxing Legend Max Schmeling Dies

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Max Schmeling in 1937. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-125851 hide caption

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Melissa Block talks with David Margolick, author of the forthcoming Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling and a World on the Brink, about the death of former heavyweight boxing champion Max Schmeling.

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The German boxer, famous for his two championship fights with the American Joe Louis, died this week at age 99.

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