Muhammad Ali, a documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans throughout the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere. Watch Muhammad Ali online now!
New lesson plans for grades 6-12 are also available to accompany the documentary in PBS LearningMedia’s “Ken Burns in the Classroom” collection. The lessons explore concepts related to sports in society, personal identity and health.