American Experience

The Fight

Season 17 Episode 11 | 54m 29s Video has closed captioning.

On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch what some have called "the most important sporting event in history" — the rematch between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent Max Schmeling.

Aired: 02/11/20

Expires: 02/10/23

Rating: TV-PG

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