30 for 30 Shorts: Ali: The Mission
The latest film is Ali: The Mission, from Amani Martin and narrated by acclaimed singer/songwriter John Legend. This short tells the story of Muhammad Ali's trip to Iraq prior to the Gulf War in 1991 to call for peace and to negotiate with Saddam Hussein for the release of U.S. citizens that were taken hostage after the invasion of Kuwait.
You can find Ali: The Mission on the ESPN web site at http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=8825947.
More about the film at: http://espn.go.com/30for30/film?page=ali-the-mission
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