Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle' Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews A Necessary Spectacle: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, and the Tennis Match that Leveled the Game. It's about the 1973 battle of the sexes match that inspired great bravado and even greater publicity.
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Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle'

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Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle'

Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle'

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Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews A Necessary Spectacle: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, and the Tennis Match that Leveled the Game. It's about the 1973 battle of the sexes match that inspired great bravado and even greater publicity.