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David Dinkins and Arthur Ashe

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

David Dinkins, former mayor of New York City and professor in the practice of public affairs at Columbia University, remembers his friend Arthur Ashe. And hear Arthur Ashe's call to the Brian Lehrer Show 20 years ago.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Dinkins on His Friend, Arthur Ashe

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Twenty years ago last month, tennis great Arthur Ashe called the show to comment on the competing, and possibly converging, visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.  This week, former NYC mayor  David Dinkins, now professor in the practice of public affairs at Columbia University, spoke with Brian about his friend Arthur Ashe.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Arthur Ashe at the New York Public Library, 1987

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

WNYC

The largest court in the United States Tennis Association's complex in Flushing Meadows, where the US Open has taken place since 1977, is named after Arthur Ashe, one of tennis's great ambassadors. Today we give you a chance to listen to the late Ashe, in a 1987 installment of WNYC's broadcast of Voices at the New York Public Library, where he spoke about his upcoming book on racism in sports.

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The Net Post

Irene Says Goodnight Just in Time for Tennis in Queens

Monday, August 29, 2011

WNYC

I'm heading out to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows on Monday.  It was Venus Williams against Russia's Vesna Dolonts and Roger Federer against Santiago Giraldo of Colombia.

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