American Masters first sports bio - Billie Jean King
American Masters features a portrait of one of professional tennis' greatest players and steadfast personalities, tennis star Billie Jean King. The episode will be broadcast on KMOS-TV channel 6.1 tonight at 7:00.
In selecting the first sports figure to ever be featured on the program, American Masters producers chose Billie Jean very deliberately. Among the reasons cited for the selection was that the long-serving sports icon has been a major force in changing and democratizing our cultural landscape.
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