The great white hope : typescript of play, 1967.
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John "Jack" Arthur Johnson (1878-1946), professional boxing's heavyweight champion from 1908 to 1915, began boxing while working as a longshoreman in Galveston, Texas. In 1899 he toured America with other black fighters, and by 1902 he had established himself as a fearsome contender for the heavyweight title. But the racism then prevalent in the boxing business prevented him from realizing quick success with his skills, and Johnson was compelled to devise a vaudeville act to maintain an increasi...
Howard Sackler, playwright, screenwriter, director, poet. From the description of Goodbye Fidel : typescript, 1979, September. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122414904 From the description of Semmelweiss : typescript, 1981. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652464 From the description of The pastime of Monsieur Robert : typescript, 1970, February. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517815 Playwright, screenwrit...