Worldview: June 10, 2016

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FILE - This is a Oct. 30, 1974, file photo showing George Foreman taking a right to the head from challenger Muhammad Ali in the seventh round in the match dubbed Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa, Zaire. Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family Friday, June 3, 2016. He was 74. Ed Kolenovsky/AP, file
ali_rumble in the jungle
FILE - This is a Oct. 30, 1974, file photo showing George Foreman taking a right to the head from challenger Muhammad Ali in the seventh round in the match dubbed Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa, Zaire. Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family Friday, June 3, 2016. He was 74. Ed Kolenovsky/AP, file

Worldview: June 10, 2016

On today’s show:

  • As Mohammed Ali is laid to rest on Friday, we remember his 1974 “Rumble in the Jungle” against George Foreman for the Heavyweight Championship of the world held in the Congo.
  • We also recall the dying words of Alexander the Great.
  • And: We go behind the scenes of the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands competition which spotlights some of the best high-school aged musicians in the Chicago-area. We get a special preview performance.